Dr. Amit Patel, MD

Dr. Amit Patel, MD

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Dr. Amit Patel, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lawrenceville, GA and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.Read his story

Georgia Pain and Wellness Center

455 Philip Blvd Ste 140

Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
very high
more than 95% of peers
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "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."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "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."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

20  Conditions Treated

35  Procedures

  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Block
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Vein Ablation
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • E VA MED SCH OF M C OF HAMPTON RDS
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Eastern Va Med Sch/Eastern Va Grad Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Emory University Hosps Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
167 total reviews (53 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (168)

  • 5
    (154)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (53)

I like his attention, great service and I love the staff!!
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Very professional , compasionate and she really takes her time with the passion
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my experience with him was awesome, my babies is growing in my knee and he is honest and never lies to me, and tells me truth all the time that's what I like about him, I like the fact he cares about my country ..and I love that man like a brother !
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He always take good care of me !!
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First time in this off, so far so good.
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