Dr. Anthony Clavo Sr, MD

Dr. Anthony Clavo Sr, MD

Spine Physiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Anthony Clavo Sr, MD is a spine physiatry specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in spine physiatry, interventional spine medicine, and more.Read his story

3161 Howell Mill Rd NW Ste 310

Atlanta, GA 30327

Contact Information

(404) 351-5812

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 86% of peers
Chronic Pain
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Clavo Sr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Clavo Sr "As the Medical Director of Spine Center Conyers, Anthony Clavo MD, RPh holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Xavier University of Louisiana in Pharmacy (Cum Laude); a Medical Degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville,Tennessee; an Internship at the Methodist Medical Center-Dallas; a Residency degree in both Anesthesiology and Acute & Chronic Pain Management from the University of Texas Southwestern-Dallas; and a Fellowship in Acute and Chronic Pain Management from the Renown Roosevelt/John Bonica, MD Multidisciplinary Pain Center at the University of Washington-Seattle. Dr. Clavo trained under the Guidance of Jackie Martin, MD at Johns Hopkins University with a focus on Cardiovascular Anesthesiology and the University of Tennessee-Memphis Elvis Presley Trauma Center with an emphasis on Trauma Anesthesiology. As a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Dr. Clavo holds a certification in his sub-specialty,Interventional Orthopedic related procedures and pain management. Although not actively practicing pharmaceutical care, Dr. Clavo still holds his certification by the American Board of Pharmacy. He proudly received the Michio Watanabe Academic Scholarship Award while at Meharry Medical College. He received recognition in the renowned Who's Who publication, and graduated with Honors in Pharmacology while at Meharry. With a strong belief in sharing his medical knowledge and experience, Dr. Clavo participates in training with current residents and fellows at Morehouse Medical College and Emory University. Dr. Clavo has spent the last 18 years providing care to patients in the Metro Atlanta region including Fulton,Fayette and Rockdale counties by providing multidisciplinary care to those suffering orthopedic and neurological pain related disorders. He has previously practiced at Southern Spine and Pain/Laginappe Surgical Center and Piedmont Hospitals Pain Consultants of Atlanta. In addition to practicing at the SpineCenterAtlanta and SpineCenterConyers locations, Dr. Clavo has clinical privileges at Piedmont Henry Medical Center and Wellstar Medical Center's Midtown and South Atlanta Medical Centers. He enjoys providing Interventional therapies for patients including Neuro-Augmentation/Spinal Cord Stimulation, Radio-frequency Ablation/Rhizotomies, Epidural Steroid injections, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nerve Blocks, Joint, Soft Tissue Injections (Trigger Point injections, etc.) and Stem Cell Therapy. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Clavo Sr "Dr. Clavo believes first and foremost in finding a custom solution for each patient, so that the get the most effective,personalized treatment. His compassion drives his passion to help every patient that comes into his office, and he is dedicated to helping find the relief one needs. He works with the patient to find the best solution while making sure they are well informed and comfortable with their options. He strives to foster respectful and caring relationships with each of his patients because the best foundation for a successful treatment begins with an excellent relationship between patient and provider. "

3  Specialties

  • Spine Physiatry
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Metastases to the Musculoskeletal System
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Upper Back Pain


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24  Procedures

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.


  • Xavier University Of Louisiana-College Of Pharmacy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Tx Southwestern Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Clavo Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French Creole
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clavo Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clavo Sr to family and friends
64 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

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Dr. Clavo Sr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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Patient Comments (25)

Dr. Clavo is an awesome Dr. He takes the time to listen to you and help you get better. Dr. Clavo is very knowledgeable and patient when he explains things and does it ways for a person to understand.
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I’ve been with Spine Center Atlanta for a few years and they are great. The personal service is consistent, meaning they are nice all the time. The doctors are truly professional and they know how to communicate with you! Choose Spine Center Atl; you won’t be sorry?? Paula M.
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I came to this man 15 years ago after spending the previous 7 under the care of other doctors. I was a virtual prisoner in my home unable to walk, in pain that never went away or eased, living a life I would wish on no one. Dr. Clavo changed all that...and my life. Through a series of medical...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Clavo to anyone needing help with back pain /mild, moderate or chronic. He listens, he is patient, and he is a kind doctor - I consider that a rare find these days. He does care about his patients and has a great deal of knowledge on the best treatment for you, as an...more
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Dr. Clavo and his staff are very friendly and professional doctors with patients to fully explain things to an individual. They show care to their patience and make you feel like you're a part of the staff their family.
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