Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, is a board certified Physiatrist and specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is held in the highest regard by his peers, referring physicians, and his patients. Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States with his family at the age of 11. After living in the Bronx, he was accepted to the esteemed Sophie Davis School of BioMedical Education. The school is a combined B.S./M.D. program intended for incomparable young men and women that are dedicated to a career in medicine at a very young age. It is there that Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, met Leon E. Popovitz, MD. Subsequently, a lifelong friendship developed along with a superlative professional bond that evolved into New York Bone & Joint Specialists as well as All Sports Physical Therapy.
Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, went on to graduate from Stony Brook Medical University. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University Hospital at Stony Brook. Afterward, he completed his Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Nassau County Medical Center which provided significant experience in musculoskeletal medicine. Moreover, the exposure to electrodiagnostic testing was pointed and substantial. Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, is a fellow of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a member of the Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Moreover, he is Certified in Medical Acupuncture.
Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, enjoys sports, and has been a member of several teams from high school to college and he continues to participate in many sporting activities competitively such as basketball, lacrosse, and golf. He has been and continues to coach his four (4) children in little leagues for many years. It is this passion of sports that allow him to understand his patients’ needs and helps to expedite their functional level for return to their activities.
Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, specializes in the conservative and non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. His particular aptitude is in the treatment of spine, neck and back pains, sciatica, pinched nerves, muscle spasms, and all joint pains. Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, holds a proficiency in Electrodiagnostic Testing, which is a useful tool in diagnosing radiculopathies (pinched nerves in the back and neck), peripheral neuropathies,and compression neuropathies (such as carpal tunnel syndrome). Many top orthopedic surgeons have relied on his electrodiagnostic skills to accurately diagnose and indicate potential surgeries.
Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and has been named a Top Physician by Consumers’ Research Council of America for many consecutive years.
Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD, holds an expertise in diagnosis and non-operative management of:
- Acute & Chronic Neck/ Cervical Pain
- Acute & Chronic Back Pain
- Lower Back Pain
- Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
- Muscle Spasms
- Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerves)
- Disc Herniations
- Joint Pain
- Sports Injuries
- Loss of Function