Mohammed Ata, PT, DPT, PhD, C/NDT

Assistant Professor, PT Programs


St. Augustine, FL


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Acute Care
Adult Rehabilitation
Long Term / Rehabilitation Nursing
Neurological Disorders
Neurological Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injuries
Traumatic Brain Injuries


DPT, Dominican College of Blauvelt, New York
PhD in Physical Therapy, Cairo University
MSc in Physical Therapy, Cairo University

Research Interests

Cerebral Palsy
Brain Injury recovery
Stroke Rehabilitation

Dr. Ata is an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine Campus. Prior to joining the university, he worked as an adjunct Associate Professor at City University of New York. Dr Ata earned his bachelor, master and PhD degrees in Physical Therapy from Cairo University and his DPT from Dominican College of Blauvelt, New York. His PhD studies have special emphasis on virtual reality applications, on balance evaluations, and treatment in CNS disorders.

Dr. Ata has been practicing as a physical therapist since 2002 with dedication to pediatric and adult neurologic physical therapy. His clinical and research passion is the brain rehabilitation. Dr. Ata is a Certified Therapist in Neuro Developmental Treatment (NDT) for pediatric and adults, Advanced PNF Trained Therapist and APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.