Adam J. Mitchell, MD

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Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Cardio-Oncology Clinic
Cardiac Tumors


Adam J. Mitchell, MD, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology of the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Board certified in cardiology, Dr. Mitchell practices general cardiology with an interest in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. At Winship Cancer Institute, he is a physician member of the cardio-oncology program. He is also interested in hereditary cardiovascular disease and the use of genetic testing to improve outcomes for patients and their family members.


Dr. Mitchell spent two years engaged in human genetics research at the National Institutes of Health before attending medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Minnesota and Cardiovascular Disease fellowship at Emory University.


Dr. Mitchell's previous research has focused on identifying novel, blood-based biomarkers for coronary artery disease. He is also interested in nuclear cardiology and the use of a new cardiac imaging agent, Flurpiridaz, to improve the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity for cardiac ischemia. He is currently involved in a clinical trial to compare this new agent to standard myocardial SPECT imaging.


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