Dr. Schnitzer specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and is Board Certified. Dr. Schnitzer established his own practice, Mobile Physical Medicine and Wellness, in 2011. His practice focuses on non-surgical treatment of neck, back and other spine and neuromuscular disorders, migraine headaches including Botox injections, electrodiagnosis, evaluation of workers’ compensation injuries and non-invasive pain management.
Dr. Schnitzer attended medical school at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He then worked several years in the Emergency Department at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, New York. His career interests then broadened, and he subsequently chose to pursue a second residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation which he completed at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.
After completing his residency in Rochester, New York in 1996, Dr. Schnitzer moved to Mobile. He was employed as Director of Inpatient Rehab Services at Mercy Medical Rehabilitation Center in Daphne, Alabama, where he also served a term as President of the Medical Executive Committee. In 1999, Dr. Schnitzer joined Coastal Neurological Institute, a multispecialty group (neurosurgery and physiatry), where he established a practice in non-operative spine care and pain management. During his twelve years as a member of that practice, he also severed as staff physician at the Rotary Rehab Hospital, affiliated with Mobile Infirmary in Mobile, Alabama.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Board Certified (ABPMR)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Rochester
Additional Internship and Residency
Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York
Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Bachelor of Sciences – Biological Sciences
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
University of California, Berkeley
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Medical Association
Medical Association of the State of Alabama
Medical Society of Mobile