About Dr. Prywes
Mitchell Prywes, MD, FAAPMR, FAAMA, DAAPM
Medical Director, Board Certified
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Medical Acupuncture & Integrative Pain Management
Mitchell Prywes, MD is a graduate of The Mt. Sinai School of Medicine’s Residency program in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
Dr. Prywes served as Associate Medical Director of the Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Danbury Hospital. In 1990 he established the Center for Pain Rehabilitation as an integrative out-patient facility to treat patients with musculo-skeletal pain.
Dr. Prywes has extensive training in Osteopathic Manual Medicine and the Mckenzie Approach to Neck and Back Pain.
He completed the UCLA Acupuncture for Physicians program in 1993 and served on the Board of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) from 1997 – 2000. He is the founder and former chairperson of the Special Interest Group in Medical Acupuncture for The American Academy of PM&R.
Dr. Prywes is a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Integrative Medicine Fellowship program established by Dr. Andrew Weil.
Dr. Prywes is a visiting adjunct instructor of Medical Acupuncture for the University of CT School of Medicine, in Farmington, CT. He is also an instructor in the Integrative Medicine in Residency (IMR) program for the University of CT/St Francis Hospital & Medical Center ‘s Family Medicine Residency Program in Hartford, CT and clinical coordinator of the IMR for Danbury Hospital’s Internal Medicine residency program.
Dr. Prywes is also a Chopra Center certified instructor in Ayurveda.
Dr. Prywes is Board Certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management.
He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, member and delegate to the CT State Medical Society, and a member of the Fairfield County Medical Association.
He is licensed to practice Medicine in CT and NY, and has been a member of the medical staff at Danbury Hospital for over 20 years.