Dr William Mitchell is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in gymnastics and sports medicine. He was medical director for the Olympic Team Trials in gymnastics which was held in Boston. For 10 years he has served as a team physician for the U.S. Alpine Ski Team during World Cup events. He also has been a sports medicine consultant for the U.S. Gymnastics Federation Junior Olympics Committee and the U.S. Ski Team. He was a member of the U.S. Gymnastics Team for the 1971 competition with the Soviet Union.