Dr. Amit S. Patel, MD

Dr. Amit S. Patel, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

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Our mission is to help patients manage there chronic pain conditions so they can regain function and a quality of life they deserve. We do this by listening to each and every patient's concern in the most compassionate way possible.Read more

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Dr. Patel is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Interventional Pain physician who specializes in treating a variety of chronic pain conditions. He...Read more

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Dr. Patel says...

Dr. Patel is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Interventional Pain physician who specializes in treating a variety of chronic pain conditions. He has extensive experience in treating degenerative conditions of the spine, multiple arthritic conditions, cancer pain, and other chronic pain disorders. He believes in multi-modal approach to treating pain which includes non-surgical interventional treatments, medical management, physical therapy, and rehabilitation.

Dr. Patel was raised in southwest Virginia and spent significant time in Gwinnett County as a child. He attended the University of Virginia, where he obtained a degree in Chemistry with a specialization in Biochemistry. For medical school he elected to attend Eastern Virginia Medical School, graduating in 2005. He then completed a residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan Health Systems, one of the top anesthesiology programs in the country. Dr. Patel finished his post graduate training at the prestigious Interventional Pain Management program at Emory University in 2010. Since completing his training, Dr. Patel had the honor to serve as Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Emory where he helped train future Pain physicians and participated in research. From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Patel practiced in Griffin and Stockbridge, GA . As a physician there he specialized full time in treating chronic and acute pain syndromes in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He also participated in innovative research and clinical trials to offer his patients the most advanced forms of treatment.

Dr. Patel now has bought his experiences in treating the most difficult pain syndromes to his own pain center. Special interventional interests include facet neurotomy for spinal arthritis pain, minimally invasive herniated disc decompression, radio-frequency ablation for neuropathic pain, and spinal cord stimulation for failed back surgery syndrome. Dr. Patel has presented abstracts at the American Society of Regional Anesthesia meetings, as well as the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Dr. Patel also serves as community faculty at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) Suwannee campus. He enjoys teaching the future generation of physicians and giving back to Gwinnett County.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia. He looks forward to helping patients with chronic pain in Norcross, Duluth, Suwannee, Snellville, Lilburn, Lawrenceville, Dacula and surrounding areas.

Dr. Patel's Care Philosophy

Our mission is to help patients manage there chronic pain conditions so they can regain function and a quality of life they deserve. We do this by listening to each and every patient's concern in the most compassionate way possible.

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Neck Pain

  • Cervical Stenosis
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Facet Joint Arthritis
  • Whiplash
  • Myofascial Pain / Sprains
  • Post Laminectomy Syndro

Low Back Pain

  • Lumbar/Thoracic Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Arthritis
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Epidural Fibrosis / Post-Surgical Scar Tissue
  • Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Coccydynia
  • Myofascial Pain / Sprains
  • Fibromyalgia

 

Neuropathic Pain

  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Shingles / Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy

 

Osteo-Arthritis

  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Knee Arthritis

 

Vertebral Compression Fractures

  • Thoracic Compression Fractures
  • Lumbar Compression Fractures

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) / CRPS Type 1
  • Causalgia / CRPS Type 2

Phantom Limb Pain

Work Related Injuries/Workers Compensation

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Georgia Pain and Wellness uses state of the art minimally invasive techniques to restore function and to improve quality of life.  GPW provides an array of Non-Surgical procedures to facilitate the reduction and recurrence of back pain.

 Treatments for chronic and acute pain includes:

  • Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Discography
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Intrathecal Pump Implant
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
  • HYALGAN Injection for Knee Pain
  • Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Treatment for Chronic Knee Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Dekompressor Discectomy
  • Joint Injection: Hip
  • Joint Injection: Shoulder
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Vertebroplasty

Dr. Patel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Work-Related Injuries

Education

  • Medical School
    E VA MED SCH OF M C OF HAMPTON RDS

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Eastern Va Med Sch/Eastern Va Grad Sch

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hosps Emory University

    Completed in 2010

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Virginia

    Graduated in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

  • Botox® Injection
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Collagen Injection
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Block
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block

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