About RES Physical Medicine & Rehab in Buffalo, New York

Expert Buffalo Prolotherapy Doctor — Dr. Mikhail Strut

Buffalo prolotherapy specialist Dr. Strut has helped thousands of people repair ligament and tendon damage and overcome chronic pain. Set up an appointment with Buffalo’s best prolotherapy doctor Dr. Mikhail Strut.

Welcome to RES Physical Medicine & Rehab, the premiere prolotherapy center in the Buffalo, NY area and home of Dr. Mikhail Strut. Expert Buffalo Prolotherapy Doctor Dr. Mikhail Strut has cured chronic pain conditions for thousands of Buffalo patients, with over 80 percent of all patients obtaining full relief of their chronic pain and over 90 percent of his patients finding at least partial relief.

Dr. Mikhail Strut is active in the Hackett-Hemwall Foundation, a foundation dedicated to helping people who otherwise would be unable to afford prolotherapy around the world. Each year, this foundation provides free health care to thousands of patients each year that otherwise would not have access to this medical care.

Buffalo Prolotherapy Doctor Dr. Strut works directly with each patient to individually address their specific symptoms. Staying on top of the industry’s advancements and learning new disciplines, Dr. Strut is on the cutting edge of ligament and tendon repair and pain management. He is the first Buffalo doctor to use Musculoskeletal Ultrasound to diagnose the issue, as well as guide prolotherapy. This innovative process helps identify, diagnose, and treat the conditions that cause chronic pain.

Curriculum Vitae

Licensures

  • Current Active License to Practice Medicine and Surgery in State of New York
  • Board Certification from American Academy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • 9/21/07 — Pass Written Portion of the [email protected] Board Examination — 82 percent
  • 5/18/08 — took Oral Portion of the [email protected] Board Examination
  • 1/08 — receive Certification as Homotoxicologist and Biological Medicine Specialist

Education

  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine, 462 Grider St., Buffalo. NY
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PGY4, June 2003–current
    • Internal Medicine In-service Exam 98 percent
    • 040–05 Physical Medicine In-service Exam 88 percent
    • 06–07 Physical Medicine In-service Exam 81 percent
  • Ross University School of Medicine, 460 W. 34 Street, NY, NY
    • Doctor of Medicine, Jan 2000–May 2003
    • GPA 4.0 Basic Science, 3.75 Clinical Science
    • USMLE STEP 1 97 percent
    • USMLE STEP 2 93 percent
    • USMLE STEP 3 80 percent
  • Daemen College, 4380 Main St, Amherst NY
    • BS in Physical Therapy, 1994–May 1998
    • Minor in Biology
    • GPA 3.34
  • Erie Community College, 21 Elliott St., Buffalo, NY
    • General Science, Jul 1993–Aug. 1994
    • GPA 3.92

Honors and Awards

Ross University School of Medicine

  • Dean’s list from January 2000–May 2003
  • Graduate with Highest Honors

Daemen College

  • Dean’s list from September 1994–May 1998
  • Cum Laude

Erie Community College

  • Helen Phuphas Memorial Scholarship for a Best Student of the Year, 1993–1994
  • President of the European-American Club, 1993–1994

Work Experience

January 2009–April 2009

Attending Physician/Medical Director at Geneva General Hospital with privileges to practice Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management

July 2007–Dec 2008

Attending Physician/Associate Medical Director Winchester Rehabilitation Center with privileges to practice Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management

June 2003–June 2007

University at Buffalo School of Medicine, 462 Grider St. Buffalo, NY 14215 Resident Physician

Designing and managing rehabilitation program and treatment plan of patients with neurological, orthopedic, cardiovascular, and cognitive disabilities.

October 2004–Present

Will Care Home Care Agency, 346 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14202

Staff Physical Therapist

Providing an in-home rehabilitation program to restore the functional status of a patient who was recently discharged from the hospital.

Jul 1999–Jan 2000

New Care Medical, 2118 Gravesend Neck Rd. Brooklyn, NY 11229

Staff Physical Therapist

Supervision and coordination of rehabilitation services for senior citizens.

Jan 1999–Jan 2000

Midtown Rehabilitation Centre, 271 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10006

Staff Physical Therapist

Supervision and coordination of rehabilitation services for patients with orthopedic and neurological injuries.

Feb 1999–Jan 2000

Millennium Home Care Agency, 2606 Snyder Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11226

Home Care Physical Therapist

Rehabilitation of patients post lower extremity total or partial joint replacement.

Jul 1998–Jan 1999

Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute, 5911 16th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11204

Staff Physical Therapist

Outpatient rehabilitation of orthopedic and neurological injuries.

Research Experience

  • Worked as research assistant on Evaluation of Prolotherapy for restoration and rehabilitation of patients with chronic low back pain
  • Worked as independent Investigator on Design and efficacy of Weight Loss effect on Diabetes Mellitus Type II and Hypertension. In addition, development of most effective diet program to lose weight and treat chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension
  • Worked as student research fellow for the Physical Therapy at Daemen College in Snyder, New York Topic “Treatment of Primary Decalcitrated Wounds with Hydrogen Peroxide and High Volt Electrical Stimulation”
  • Primary Investigator Murphy Cathleen Ph.D., Brogan Michael, MS, PT

Special Skills and Procedures

Proficient in performing:

Lumbar and Lower Extremity interventional procedures under fluoroscopic guidance including but not limited to:

  • Transformational Epidural injections
  • Interlaminar (Trans-) Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Caudal Epidural Steroid injections
  • Lumbar facet joint steroid injections and Medial Bundle Brunch Blocks
  • Sacroiliac Joint injections
  • Hip Steroid injections and Arthrograms
  • Wide variety peripheral joint and soft tissue injections
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks with and without EMG guidance
  • Viscosupplementation of the knee and other joints with Synvisc

Hyalagan or Euflexa with and without Fluoroscopic or Ultrasound Guidance

  • Nonsurgical joint and Spine Reconstruction and Restoration
  • Chemodenervation with Botox, MyoBlock with or without EMG Guidance for Spasticity and Pain Management in Adults and Children
  • Motor Point Blocks and Neurolysis with Phenol under EMG guidance
  • Proficient in performing and interpreting variety of electrodiagnostic studies including but not limited to:
    • Electromyography (EMG)
    • Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
    • Evoked Somatosensory Potentials (SSEP) including Bulbocavernosus Reflex and Pudendal Nerve Study for Erectile Dysfunction and Bowel/Bladder incontinence
  • Performance and Interpretation of Musculoskeletal Imaging including but not limited to CT Scan X-ray, MRI, and Ultrasound
  • Usage of Nutritional Concepts in treatment of Chronic Medical Conditions including Painful Syndromes

Conferences CME and Other Educational Activities

Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, New York

  • 3/2–3/16/2007 Completed Hackett-Hemmwall Foundation Prolotherapy Interventional Course in LaCeiba, Honduras
  • 10/11–10/14/2006 New Advances in Prolotherapy University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin
  • 5/9–5/10/2006 Cutting Edge in Upper Extremity Development of Orthotics and Prosthetics Holiday Inn, Amherst NY
  • 4/26–4/29/2006 New Treatments For Sports Injury and Introduction to Prolotherapy The L’Enfant Hotel, Washington DC
  • 1/2/2006 Legal Medicine and Medical Malpractice

NIH-Sponsored Course on the Web

  • 5/18–5/19/2005 New Breakthrough Technology in Development of Lower Extremity Orthotics and Prosthetics Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester NY

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Instructor of Clinical Science at University at Buffalo School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine.
  • Tutored other students in the subjects of the Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, and Physiology at Ross University School of Medicine.
  • Teaching Assistant for the “Introduction to Clinical Medicine-2” course at the Ross University School of Medicine in Miami, Florida
  • Teaching Assistant in Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Physiology, Orthopedics and Neurorehabilitation at the Daemen College in Snyder, New York
  • Teaching Assistant and Tutor in General Chemistry, Advanced Calculus Based Physics, and Calculus at the Erie Community College in Buffalo, New York

Volunteer Work

12/05–Current

Served as volunteer Medical Consultant for Headway of WNY

  • Counsel and advised victims and their relatives on consequences and coping skills for patients with Traumatic and Non-Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Fillmore Hospital Gates Circle. Duties included Russian-English and English-Russian interpretation for the hospital patients
  • Several Medical Missions from 2006–2009 to Honduras to provide Musculoskeletal/Pain Management to indigent poorest patient

Languages

  • Fluent in English, Russian
  • Understand Romanian and Yiddish