Specialties

Spine

At a Glance

  • 2016 Started practicing
  • 1 Years experience
  • 3 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Zhukalin

Dr. Mikhail (Misha) Zhukalin was born and raised in Russia, and came to the US at the age of 16. He attended Boise State University where he received bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry with honors. He completed his medical education at Des Moines University receiving Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. Dr. Zhukalin completed his residency training in Physical Medical & Rehabilitation at Emory University, where he received several honors and awards including resident of the year (2014), best resident research (2013, 2014), and served as a Chief Resident (2014-2015). He then completed additional year of subspecialty training in Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine at Northwestern University and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, before returning back to Atlanta to join Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Center. Dr. Zhukalin’s interests include non-operative management of painful conditions, particularly of the spine and joints, minimally invasive interventional procedures, restoration of functional ability and quality of life through multidisciplinary approach, as well as developing tools for improving healthcare quality. Dr. Zhukalin practices at the Brookhaven and Smyrna locations of Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center.

My Clinical Interests

  • back pain (non-surg)
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • compression fractures
  • disc degeneration
  • dorsal column stimulator
  • epidural steroid injection
  • hand-non sx tx
  • herniated disc
  • hip non-surgical
  • knee/non-surgical tx
  • kyphoplasty
  • kyphosis
  • lumbar disorders
  • lumbar fusion
  • neck pain
  • osteoarthritis
  • radiculopathy
  • radiofrequency ablation
  • sciatica
  • shoulder
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • spinal cord stimulator
  • spinal stenosis
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • vertebral fractures
  • vertebroplasty

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Des Moines University College, Des Moines, IA
2011

INTERNSHIP

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
2012

RESIDENCY

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2015

FELLOWSHIP

Northwestern University Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
2016

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Locations & Appointments

3 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

59 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
  • 404-778-3350
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2

Emory Orthopaedics Sports & Spine at Dunwoody

4555 N Shallowford Rd
Ste 100
Atlanta, GA 30338
  • 404-778-3350
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3

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

Emory at Smyrna
3903 S Cobb Dr SE
Ste 275
Smyrna, GA 30080
  • 404-778-3350
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

4

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

6325 Hospital Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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5

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Des Moines University College, Des Moines, IA
2011

INTERNSHIP

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
2012

RESIDENCY

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2015

FELLOWSHIP

Northwestern University Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
2016

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian