Dr. Eric Mitchell, MD, FACPE

Medical Director

Eric Ignatius Mitchell, MD, MA, FACPE, CPE, is a practicing orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine doctor specializing in pain management from a telecommunication platform globally. He is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University where he played Division I basketball on full scholarship. Upon completion of a premed program, he deferred the NBA for entry into medical school. He is a graduate of the Perleman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, where he completed his internship, residency, and fellowships in orthopedic research and sports medicine. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from Salve Regina University, is a graduate of The U.S. Army War College. The colonel (ret.) commanded two combat support hospitals. He is also a certified physician executive. Dr. Mitchell has been featured in numerous newspapers and magazines, including Ebony magazine, Physician Executive magazine, and the Philadelphia Daily News, and is a published coauthor in major medical journals. He has been invited to lecture and give presentations globally multiple times over the years. He is involved in the evolution of telehealth to the current format called videohealth. He wants to have a social impact in solving future financial sustainability by using direct market buying and is entrepreneurially linked with the world’s largest telecommunication, essential service, and energy company in the world. Dr. Mitchell has a special interest in motivating and educating generation X and millennials on achieving goals and moving on to success in life.


  • “Treatment of Nonunions with Constant Direct Current” by Carl T. Brighton, MD, PhD;Z.B. Friedenberg, MD; Eric I. Mitchell, MD; and, Robert E. Booth, Jr., MD. Clinical Orthopaedics and Clinical Research, No 124. May 1977, pp. 106-123.
  • “Radiographic Analysis of Nonunions with Treatment of Electricity”. By David Forsythe,MD; Murray DaLinka, MD; Eric I. Mitchell, MD; and, Carl T. Brighton, MD, PhD. Radiology, September 1978.
  • “A New Radiographic System for Blount’s Disease: The Epiphyseal-Metaphyseal Angle”. By Eric I. Mitchell, MD; Stanley M. Chung, MD; Marianne M. Das,BS; and John R. Gregg, MD. Orthopaedic Review, Vol. IX, No. 9, September 1990.
  • “Treatment of Blount’s Disease and Other Lower Limb Deformities with Osteoclasis andOsteotomy.” By Eric I. Mitchell, MD and Stanley M. Chung, MD. Publication Pending.
  • “Interscalene Brachial Plexus block Anesthesia for Modified Bristow Shoulder Arthroplasty”. By Eric I. Mitchell, MD; Frank L. Murphy, MD; Melville Q. Wyche,MD; and, Joseph S. Torg, MD. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol 10, No. 2,1982.
  • “Electrically Induced Osteogenesis: Relationship between Charge, Current Density and the Amount of Bone Formed. Introduction of a New Cathode Concept”. By Carl T. Brighton, MD, PhD; Zachary B. Friedenberg, MD; Jonathan Black, PhD; John L. Esterhai, Jr, MD; Eric I. Mitchell, MD; and, Frank Montique, Jr,MD. Clinical Orthopaedic Related Research No. 161. November/December 1981, p122.
  • “Athletic Injuries to the Head, Neck and Face”. By Joseph S. Torg, MD, Chapter on Anatomy of the Cervical Spine and Its Related Structures”. By Robert J. Johnson, MD and Eric I. Mitchell, MD. Lea & Febiger, 1982.
  • “Laser Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair for Treatment of Peripheral Separation”. By Eric I. Mitchell, MD and Jeffery B. Weaver, MD. International Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine Publication. June 1990.
  • “A New Technique–Laser Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair”. By Eric I. Mitchell, MD and Jeffery B. Weaver, MD. The Journal of Arthroscopy. Pilot Issue, July 1990.
  • “Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Calcaneal Aneurysmal Bone Cyst”. By David P. Mayer, MD; Richard G. Schmidt, MD; Michael Brooks, MD; Eric I. Mitchell, MD; and Harry A. Schwamm, MD. The Journal of Foot Surgery. Vol 20, No 5, 1990.
  • “Overuse Syndrome and the American Worker”. By Eric I. Mitchell, MD. Positive Approach Magazine. Spring 1993.
  • “Injury to the Ankle”. By Eric I. Mitchell, MD. Master Athlete Magazine, Pilot Issue,1993.
  • “Doctors Say Assistant Surgeons, Procedure Credentialing, May Reduce Medical Mistakes”. By Jimmie J. Sanders, MD, JD, Eric I. Mitchell MD, MA, Avey Allen, RN, MHS, Anna Marie DelCasale, BA and Marva James, RN, MHS, CCRN. Click ACPE Online Medical Management Magazine, Vol.2.1 February 2001.
  • “Telemedicine’s Real Promise Lies in the Basics”. By LTC Donald A. Donahue Jr. MS. USAR and COL Eric I. Mitchell, MC USAR. The Officer, Reserve Officers Association of the United States, November 2002.
  • “E-Credentialing”. By Eric I Mitchell MD, MA, Marva James RN, MHS, CRN, Avey Allen RN, MHS, Jimmie Sanders MD, JD. July 2002 Publication pending.
  • “Doctor, Why Not?: Telehealth’s Promise for the Nations’ Long Term Care Residents”. Eric I. Mitchell MD, MA, CPE, Linda M. Rhodes Ed.D. and Kurt Grossman. March/April ACPE, 2004
  • “Telehealth Shows Promise in Long Team Care Arena”. By Kurt Grossman and Eric I. Mitchell MD, MA, CPE, FACPE. California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTLM) Newsletter, September 2004
  • “Telehealth Offers Increased Access to Health Care for Rural America”. By Eric I. Mitchell MD, MA, CPE and Denise E. Holland MD. The Leading Edge (ACPE online journal), Vol 2 Issue 1 Winter 2005
  • “A New Paradigm for Healthcare Delivery to Rural America”, Eric I. Mitchell MD, MA, CPE, FACPE. March 2006 Publication pending
  • “Telepresence in the Work Place”, Eric I Mitchell MD, MA, CPE, FACPE. June 2009 Publication pending
  • “Ready for Tele-Psychological Services”, Eric I Mitchell MD, MA, CPE, FACPE, Vicki Pendleton, MSW, MDiv. March 2010 Publication pending The Flow of Life, Eric I. Mitchell, MD, MA, CPE, FACPE, AuthorHouse, Published September 24, 2015, Release Date October 1, 2015