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Addiction Medical Services
Mitchell Medical P.C., which was created in 2012, is dedicated to providing compassionate and judgment-free help to those who suffer from substance use disorders, including alcoholism, opioid addiction, and multiple addictions.
Under the expert guidance of addiction medicine specialists Dr. Michael Mitchell and Dr. Michael Richter, Mitchell Medical offers residents of New York City and Mahopac, New York, tailored treatment protocols that use the very latest evidence-based practices and medications.
Starting with at-home, medically-assisted detoxification, the doctors at Mitchell Medical work with their clients to get them on the road to recovery as safely and quickly as possible. Using every available treatment, the doctors design programs that tackle substance use disorders from every angle, including the physical, psychological, and social components.T
Through medications that block substance use and curb cravings, to therapies designed to change behaviors, the doctors at Mitchell Medical make sure that each patient has the tools they need for a second chance at life.
Mitchell Medical offers outpatient programs that allow their patients to continue their lives under vigilant and confidential care, and they make themselves available any time a patient needs help.
If you or a loved one is struggling with a substance use disorder, don’t go it alone. Your path to sobriety begins with a call to Mitchell Medical P.C. Or you can fill out the form online to request a consultation.
Experienced doctors in addiction medicine
Dr. Michael Mitchell’s work in substance use disorders is more than a professional calling. After his brother died of a heroin overdose, Dr. Mitchell dedicated his career to preventing this same tragedy from touching the lives of others, which is why he sought board certification in addiction medicine in 2014.
Since his brother’s tragedy, Dr. Mitchell has helped his patients at Mitchell Medical P.C., which has two locations in New York City and Mahopac, New York, get on the road to recovery through tailored programs that use the latest evidence-based practices and medications.
Dr. Mitchell started his medical career with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Jacksonville University in Florida in 1976. From there, he earned his medical degree at the University of Dominica in Dominica in 1980, and then completed further training in surgery at North General Hospital and a residency in pediatrics at Beth Israel Medical Center.
After years of general practice, largely in pediatric health, Dr. Mitchell opened Mitchell Medical in 2012.
Additionally, Dr. Mitchell is a Fellow of The American Society of Addiction Medicine, ASAM.
As a witness to the devastating impact that addiction and substance use disorders can have, Dr. Mitchell offers his patients and their families new hope and works tirelessly with his clients to restore their lives.
Dr. Michael Richter brings a holistic approach to addiction medicine based on his belief that alcoholism and substance use disorders contain physical, psychological, and social components. By treating the problem from every angle, Dr. Richter ensures that his patients at Mitchell Medical P.C. in New York City and Mahopac, New York, get the comprehensive help they need in order to regain control over their mental and physical health.
Dr. Richter earned his medical degree at the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion — Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, in 1988. He completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, where he served as chief resident in internal medicine in 1992.
Since completing his residency, Dr. Richter has been in private practice since 1992 and is board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Richter has devoted much of his time to teaching future healthcare providers in a primary care setting. He has volunteered at New York Hospital Queens, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and New York University, imparting his considerable knowledge and experience to students of medicine and nursing. In 2005, Dr. Richter was given an Excellence in Teaching award from New York Hospital Queens.