Specialties

Spine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) (Board certified since 1993)

At a Glance

  • 1996 Started practicing
  • 21 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Dreyer

Dr. Dreyer has helped patients reduce their pain and increase their function through exercise, medications and injections. She has lectured nationally and internationally on the care of neck pain, radiculopathy, back pain and other spine conditions. She has published more than thirty-five articles and chapters.

My Clinical Interests

  • anterior lumbar interbody fusi
  • back pain (non-surg)
  • compression fractures
  • disc degeneration
  • electromyography EMG Nerve Study
  • epidural steroid injection
  • facet block
  • herniated disc
  • kyphoplasty
  • kyphosis
  • lumbar disorders
  • neck pain
  • nerve root block
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteoporosis
  • pars block
  • radiculopathy
  • sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • sacroiliac joint injection
  • sciatica
  • scoliosis
  • spinal injections
  • spinal pain (non-surg)
  • spinal stenosis
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • trigger point injection
  • vertebral fractures

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford, IL
1988

INTERNSHIP

University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1989

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1992

Professional Memberships

Am Acad Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Academy of Physical Med and Rehab

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

American Medical Association

Association of Academic Physiatrists

North American Spine Society

Languages spoken

  • English

Honors & Awards

Excellence in Research Writing Award
Association of Academic Physiatrists, 1994

Non-Surgical Care of Low Back Pain
Award from Richard and Hilda Rosenthal Foundation

Major Publications

Dreyer SJ, Boden, SD. Nonoperative Treatment of neck and arm pain. Spine 23(24)2746-2754

Dreyer, SJ, Dreyfus P, Cole AJ, Windsor RE. Inection Procedures in Cole AJ, Herring S. Low Back Pain Handbook: A Guide for the Practicing Clinician. 2nd Edition. Harley Belfus, Inc. 2003, pp. 277-296.

Dreyer SJ, Dreyfuss PH: Low Back Pain and the Zygapophysical (facet) of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Joints Archiver 77(3) 290-300.

Lumbar zygapophysial (facet) joint injections. Spine 20(18)2040-7, 1995.

Management of low back pain. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America 9(2)419-33, 1998.

Natural history of rheumatoid arthritis of the cervical spine. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (366)98-106, 1999.

Nonoperative treatment of neck and arm pain. Spine 23(24)2746-54, 1998.

Thoracic zygapophyseal joint pain patterns. Spine 19(7)807-11, April 1, 1994.

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

59 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
  • 404-778-7000
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford, IL
1988

INTERNSHIP

University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1989

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
1992

Professional Memberships

Am Acad Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Academy of Physical Med and Rehab

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

American Medical Association

Association of Academic Physiatrists

North American Spine Society

Languages spoken

  • English

Honors & Awards

Excellence in Research Writing Award
Association of Academic Physiatrists, 1994

Non-Surgical Care of Low Back Pain
Award from Richard and Hilda Rosenthal Foundation

Major Publications

Dreyer SJ, Boden, SD. Nonoperative Treatment of neck and arm pain. Spine 23(24)2746-2754

Dreyer, SJ, Dreyfus P, Cole AJ, Windsor RE. Inection Procedures in Cole AJ, Herring S. Low Back Pain Handbook: A Guide for the Practicing Clinician. 2nd Edition. Harley Belfus, Inc. 2003, pp. 277-296.

Dreyer SJ, Dreyfuss PH: Low Back Pain and the Zygapophysical (facet) of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Joints Archiver 77(3) 290-300.

Lumbar zygapophysial (facet) joint injections. Spine 20(18)2040-7, 1995.

Management of low back pain. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America 9(2)419-33, 1998.

Natural history of rheumatoid arthritis of the cervical spine. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (366)98-106, 1999.

Nonoperative treatment of neck and arm pain. Spine 23(24)2746-54, 1998.

Thoracic zygapophyseal joint pain patterns. Spine 19(7)807-11, April 1, 1994.