Dr Richard Mitchell

BSc (Mol Biol), MBBS, FRACP
Staff Specialist Paediatric Haematologist/Oncologist
Head of Clinical Services, Kids Cancer Centre
Co-Director, Cellular Therapy Unit, Kids Cancer Centre
Fellowship Director, Kids Cancer Centre
Conjoint Lecturer, School of Women & Children’s Health, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW

“I help lead an incredibly inspirational team at the Kids Cancer Centre, all committed to our patients and their families. We are always looking at how we can continue to make things better, how we can improve the way we do things.”

Dr Richard Mitchell is a Paediatric Haematologist/Oncologist. Dr Mitchell is also the Head of Clinical Services and Co-Director of the Cellular Therapy Program at the Kids Cancer Centre. Dr Mitchell has numerous national and international research positions including current chair of the ANZCHOG Bone Marrow Transplantation subgroup, the Australasian representative on the Children’s Oncology Group Cellular Therapy Steering Committee and a member of the Australian Children’s Cancer Trials board.

Dr Mitchell completed his medical training at the University of Queensland, and undertook paediatric training at Sydney Children’s Hospital. He specialised in paediatric haematology/oncology, which included two clinical fellowships in paediatric bone marrow transplantation at the University of Minnesota, MN USA and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, NY USA.

Dr Mitchell’s research interests include high risk leukaemia and non malignant transplantation and he currently leads a national trial in the use of TCR α+β+/CD19+ cell depletion in paediatric patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation.

Contact Details
Ph: (02) 9382 0557
Fax: (02) 9382 1789
Email: richard.mitchell@health.nsw.gov.au