Dr. Amit S. Patel, MD

Dr. Amit S. Patel, MD


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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's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
Snellville, GA |
I was informed by United health care & his receptionist that he & where he did the surgeries were in same center, so both in network. They forced me to pay beyond my copay, every visit; 750.00 in one month. My deductible is 550.00. That's all they cared about. They take their time sending in the billing. Made me get lidocaine shots, before RFA surgery; which didn't work. Just found out where they do shots & surgery IS NOT in network. This forces the patient to pay & not the UNHC or Doctor. FRAUD
in Conyers, GA |
This place is awesome! I made the switch Dr. Patel and have been very happy with decision! Very knowledgeable staff working with a wonderful doctor have made this a great place to go to. Both doctor and staff have top-notch bed side manners and shows you they truly care. Everyone treats you like you are part of the family during your visit and you feel right at home. They understand what you are going through and strive to make their patients quality of life better. Definitely a place to go!
in Griffin, GA |
Finding myself desperately in need of help, I reached out to Dr. Patel. He took the time to listen to my concerns, clearly explained our options, and wasted no time in implementation. If you're looking for a doctor who is knowledgeable, caring, and genuinely interested in improving your quality of life, I highly recommend Dr. Patel. You can expect to be treated with the upmost respect by both him and his staff. At Ga. Pain & Wellness, you're not just a patient, but you're part of the team.
in Cumming, GA |
When schedule an Appointment then Dr. Patel you have to understand that we take time off from work to come and see you. Don't think that we can make our own schedule. I was schedule for 8am, doors were not open until 8:06am. I filled out all the paperwork handed in and by 8:30 I asked the lady at front desk to let me know how much longer was I going to see you. 8 minutes later I was asked to come in, than I find out that you weren't coming until 15 to 20 minutes later. Very unprofessional.
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Patel was really nice and funny. He's the firs doctor to make my pain go away. I saw him Monday . I haven't felt this fid in a long time. The staff is really friendly to. If I need help with my pain I'll be back!
Lawrenceville, GA |
Great Doctor
Dacula,GA |
Very kind and understanding to my needs. Took the time to LISTEN to me, not rush to get to the next person. I was not a number in this office. I was treated with compassion and respect from start to finish.
in Lawrenceville, GA |
Its not just about being proficient in giving pain relieving injections, but its about knowing where to give the injection that matters the most. Injection can alleviate discomfort as well as enhance discomfort., Dr. Patel is absolutely unequivocally one of the best pain docs in this industry. Hes smart, very smart. he listens and then within minutes after asking you a few questions he knows exactly the road hes going to take. He will explain it to you then he proceeds. Best for injections
in Johns creek, Ga |
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor. He is very good at what he does. Patient care is very important for him. He will go above and beyond for the well being of his patients.
in Smyrna, GA |
To be a new patient I was very pleased with the speed of service. Dr Patel. is very friendly and the staff was pleasant I enjoyed my first visit here.
in Smyrna, GA |
Dr. Patel is an awesome doctor. He has compassion for all his patients and he goes out the way to make sure they get the relief they need. I would recommend him to anyone because he is just that great!
in Conyers Ga |
He was very caring and understanding about my pain
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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.

Dr. Patel says...

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



  • 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

Dr. Patel says...

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
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Background Check

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Board Certifications

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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


  • Medical School

    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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  • 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