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Prof Biswadev Mitra

Prof Biswadev Mitra

Director of Emergency Medicine Research & Consultant Emergency Physician, Alfred Health

Prof Biswadev Mitra


  • Director, Emergency Medicine Research, Alfred Health
  • Consultant Emergency Physician, Alfred Health
  • Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Professor Dev Mitra is a Consultant Emergency Physician and director of Emergency Medicine research at Alfred Health. Following completion of his Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Melbourne, he completed a Masters in Health Services Management (Monash University) and PhD on acute traumatic coagulopathy (Monash University).  Prof. Mitra is a member of the Clinical and Consumer Reference Group for The National Blood Authority, Australia and a member of the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood advisory committee.  .

Professor Mitra has extensive experience in clinical research projects, with a focus on acute trauma resuscitation using blood and blood products. Professor Mitra is extensively involved in multicentre, international collaborative research projects with key focus areas of:

  • Innovative management of patients at risk of acute traumatic coagulopathy
  • Alcohol and other drug use among injured patients
  • Evaluation for concussion, including identification of novel biomarkers

Professor Mitra is widely published with over 300 publications, is a Section Editor for Emergency Medicine Australasia, Trauma (Sage), Plos One and a member of the International editorial board for Injury. He is ranked in the top 0.016% of published authors worldwide on the topic of Emergencies (