Dr. Dheera Ananthakrishnan, MD

Dr. Dheera Ananthakrishnan, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Dheera Ananthakrishnan, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

59 Executive Park South NE

Atlanta, GA 30329

Contact Information

(404) 778-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Ananthakrishnan'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

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12  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ananthakrishnan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ananthakrishnan's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ananthakrishnan to family and friends
21 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ananthakrishnan'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I hadn't been able to stand up straight for years. After a spinal fusion with instrumentation surgery, i can walk the dog around the block. Thanks Dr. A!
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I have had a truly remarkable experience in working w/ Dr. A since August 2016. I was impressed by her ability to analyze my health situation & develop a plan for my surgical repairs. My surgery -March 2017 at Emory went very well & exceeded my expectations-I have my life again, impressed by her...more
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I am one year post opt from a twelve vertebrae fusion. I had two rods and 18 screws. To this day this is the best decision I've ever made. She was amazing at explaining the whole process to me. Her and her whole staff were polite and professional the whole time. They make you feel important and...more
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I am one year post-op from T8-ilium posterior fusion with instrumentation and L4/L5, L5/S1 anterior fusion. The procedure required two separate surgeries, four days apart. Pre-op I was in terrible pain and my daily routine was severely compromised. Pretty much immediately after surgery I was...more
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Dr. A and her team are fantastic and thorough. She was the first person in years to take time and listen to me and find out exactly what was going on with me. She is a great surgeon.
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