Qualifications of Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky


  • Stony Brook Medical University
  • Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
  • Nassau County Medical Center, Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • University Hospital at Stony Brook, Internship, Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian


  • Affiliated with North Shore LIJ Lenox Hill Hospital


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Fellow
  • Diplomate American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Licensed in New York and New Jersey


  • Physiatrist
  • Back and Neck Spine Care
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing

In-Network Insurances

  • Accepts most major insurances
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Professional Statement

Thank you for choosing Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky's practice.

Dr. 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 patients.Dr. Mizhiritsky 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 Dr. Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD met Dr. 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.Dr. 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. Afterwards, 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.Dr. 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.

Dr. 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 (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.

Dr. 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.

Dr. 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.

Dr. 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.