Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Patrick Mitchell



Patrick Mitchell is a Neurosurgeon and part of the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University. His area of expertise are in neurosurgery, human factors and trial methodology.

Academic background

Trained in neurosurgery in Hull and Sheffield. Ph.D. in mathematical modelling of ictohaemorrhagic neurological diseases from Cambridge. Involved in STICH trials for treatment intracerebral haematomas. Since worked on human factors in surgery and methodology of clinical trials. Currently editor in chief of the British Journal of Neurosurgery and consultant neurosurgeon at Royal Victoria infirmary, Newcastle.