Dr. Maksim (Max) Birikov graduated from Stevenson University in 2008 with a degree in Biology. While pursuing his Doctorate in Physical therapy from Elon University in 2011 - 2014, Max traveled to Belgium to study with European Physio Therapists. He took part in the rehabilitation of national soccer players to master his manual therapy and sports rehabilitation skills. During his final internship in Colorado Springs, Max worked with Air Force personnel and professional mountaineers. After graduating, he accepted a position in a dynamic wellness center, creating holistic treatment plans that incorporated physical therapy, acupuncture sessions and yoga classes. During his off time, he enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and Harry Potter trivia. Max is thrilled to join The Elite PT family in Baltimore's uber cool Harbor East clinic.