Dr Conor Mitchell originally hails from Co. Meath. He studied Medicine in UCD graduating in 2010. Following graduation Dr Mitchell worked in both Galway and Sligo and later did paediatrics in Whangarei New Zealand.
He later returned to Sligo University Hospital working in neurology, nephrology, gerontology and palliative care and he continues to work in palliative care with the North West Hospice.
He completed his GP training with the North West training scheme graduating in 2018. He joined Bayview Family Practice in August 2019.
Predominantly Dr Mitchell works from the Ballyshannon Surgery on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and in the Bundoran Surgery on Tuesdays.
He is the Lead GP for the South Donegal Sligo Community Healthcare Network.
Dr. Mitchell’s specialist interests include Palliative Care, Sports Exercise and Rehabilitation Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Joint Injections, Paediatrics and Men’s Health. He is an ICGP Contraceptive Tutor in Implantable Devices.
In October 2022 Dr Mitchell will take up his role as Community Healthcare Network Lead Gp for Sligo, Leitrim and South Donegal.
Dr. Mitchell is a former rugby player having played for both UCD (Colours 2008, 2010) and Mater and St. Vincent’s Hospital Cup rugby teams respectively.
Dr. Mitchell has more recently played for Sligo Rugby Club, captaining the Senior XV AIL team in 2016. He continues to be a keen rugby supporter and provides medical cover at some Sligo RFC home matches.