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Dr Simon Mitchell
Last Activity:
Jun 26, 2017 at 12:04 AM
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Occupation:
Anesthesiologist and Diving Physician

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Dr Simon Mitchell

Medical Moderator, Male, from New Zealand

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Dr Simon Mitchell was last seen:
Jun 26, 2017 at 12:04 AM
    1. Kevrumbo
      Kevrumbo
      Welcome to Scubaboard again, and now as Staff Medical Mderator!
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Home Page:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/dsvfov6rd1wjqxe/Mitchell%20Standard%20Academic%20CV.pdf?dl=0
    Location:
    New Zealand
    Occupation:
    Anesthesiologist and Diving Physician
    Gender:
    Not specified
    Certification Agencies:
    IANTD, TDI
    Certification Level:
    Trimix rebreather
    Dive Classification:
    Technical Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    Rebreather Type:
    Inspiration
    Rebreather Experience:
    • Inspiration
    • MK-15
    • Sentinel
    Diving Rebreathers Since:
    1997
    Simon Mitchell is an anaesthesiologist practicing at Auckland City Hospital and a diving physician providing on-call diving cover to New Zealand's national diving emergency medical centre at Auckland. He is Professor and Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology at the School of Medicine, University of Auckland. He has over 130 publications in diving medicine, anaesthesiology, and the related area of patient safety in the operating room. He serves on the Editorial Boards of 4 scientific journals and holds numerous service and executive roles in external academic societies. He has been a lifelong passionate diver and was a lead member of teams that were the first to locate, dive and identify 3 deep shipwrecks of high historical significance in Australia and New Zealand. At the time of one of these dives it was the deepest (180m - 600’) ever undertaken to a wreck. His contributions to exploration and the science of diving were recognised by election to Fellowship of the Explorers’ Club of New York in 2006 and receipt of the DAN / Rolex Diver of the Year Award in 2015