Mithun Abraham earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College while also completing his Master’s in Public Health Policy. Prior to PT school he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Biology and a minor in Psychology from CUNY Brooklyn College. Mithun has a diverse clinical experience and has worked with a variety of patient populations including outpatient orthopedic and post-operative rehab, young athletes, geriatrics, neurological injuries and wound care cases. While in school he worked with the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps to provide valuable PT services to the underserved Native American populations living in rural Arizona.
Mithun is passionate about getting patients back to their optimal function by utilizing a holistic approach to treatment. He is also greatly interested in the field of public health and PT advocacy which lead him to pursuing his MPH degree. While at NYMC the focus of his doctoral project was to determine what kinds of personal and financial factors limited patients from seeking PT treatment for non-specific low back pain. While working with the USPHS he also took initiative in raising awareness of the opioid crisis as well as public education about physical therapy. Mithun utilizes manual therapy techniques, exercise, modalities and patient education to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions especially of the spine and shoulder which are his main interests.
Mithun with born in India and immigrated to the US with his family at a very young age. Growing up on Long Island, Mithun was involved in a variety of sports throughout his high school and undergraduate years including tennis, winter track, soccer and basketball. In his free time Mithun enjoys exploring the outdoors, rock climbing, fishing, reading, drawing and spending time with his dogs.