Dr. Ata is an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences- St. Augustin 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.