Eric I. Mitchell, M.D., MA, FACPE, CPE
- Private Practice
- Author, The Flow of Life: Keeping the Dream Alive
Dr. Eric Mitchell earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He played Division 1 Basketball, making two appearances in the NCAA tournaments. He received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He completed a rotating internship at Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) followed by a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, and completed two fellowships in Orthopaedic Research. He was the first Sports Medicine Fellow at HUP. He attained a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from Salve Regina University. He is a graduate of the US Army War College and achieved the position of a Certified Physician Executive (CPE). He was accepted as a Vanguard Fellow into the American College of Physician Executives (FACPE).
Dr. Mitchell’s sojourn includes being Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs for the inner city three-hospital network of North Philadelphia Health System. He maintained a 30+ year private practice in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, with a specialization in Arthroscopic Surgery. He also has a 10-year history as team physician for four US Olympic Teams covering two Olympics. Dr. Mitchell has traveled and lectured nationally and internationally, being selected twice for the Eisenhower Ambassadorial Program to both China and Russia on many different subject matters.
Dr. Mitchell is a retired Colonel, United States Army with 20+ years of service. He is the author of many published scientific articles and books, and author of the book, The Flow of Life: Keeping the Dream Alive.