Specialties

Spine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) (Board certified since 2016)

At a Glance

  • 2015 Started practicing
  • 2 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 0 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Patel

Dr. Patel joined Emory with a board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship training with interventional pain management. His career is focused on an interdisciplinary approach to diagnosing and managing musculoskeletal conditions. He has received extensive training in the use of fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided injections of the spine and peripheral joints.

Prior to joining Emory he was involved with resident and medical student education through teaching physical exam and ultrasound skills. He remains active on a national level by serving on the patient safety committee for the Spine Intervention Society in which he develops recommendations to maximize safety in patient care. He has published multiple articles and presented at national conferences in musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Patel is driven to find the best treatments available for his patients to improve their quality of life and function.

My Clinical Interests

  • back pain (non-surg)
  • disc degeneration
  • epidural steroid injection
  • herniated disc
  • lumbar disorders
  • neck pain
  • radiculopathy
  • radiofrequency ablation
  • sciatica
  • spinal stenosis
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
2011

INTERNSHIP

Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, NY
2012

RESIDENCY

Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
2015

FELLOWSHIP

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2016

Professional Memberships

Spine Intervention Society

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

Emory at Spivey Station
7823 Spivey Station Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • 404-778-3350
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
2011

INTERNSHIP

Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, NY
2012

RESIDENCY

Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
2015

FELLOWSHIP

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2016

Professional Memberships

Spine Intervention Society

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation