Dr. John Musser, MD

Dr. John Musser, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. John Musser, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED in 2005 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and interventional pain medicine.Read his story

2020 Peachtree Rd NW

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 352-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Musser'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. Musser's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Musser "Dr. J. Tobias Musser is a board certified Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician) with specialty fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management (IPM) and a specific interest in spine and musculoskeletal conditions. IPM is an area of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of pain-related disorders. Residing in the Atlanta area he is active in pain management advocacy and healthcare education outside of his clinical duties at the Shepherd Center. He also has a keen interest in biomedical engineering. "As a Pain Management Specialist, I'm concerned about my patients' ability to function and their quality of life - facets of life which can be limited by pain. One of my roles is to help develop a treatment plan to relieve, reduce, or management my patients' pain and to help them return to everyday activities quickly without surgery or heavy reliance on medication. I typically coordinate care through an interdisciplinary team of health professionals. However, I see my main role is to provide health education to my patients and EMPOWER them to become more involved with their care, to make lifestyle, diet, and fitness changes, and to become more involved with becoming/remaining healthy. I consider the patient as the star player of their team." -- Dr. J. T. Musser"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Musser "Mr. Musser provides a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. He works with a dedicated team of interventional and rehabilitation physiatrists, nurse practitioner, nursing staff, psychologists, physical therapist, and case managers. He specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and application of interventional treatment for the management  of pain and related disorders.

He utilizes a three-step approach for the comprehensive management of pain and related conditions. The process consists of identifying the diagnosis, rehabilitation, and advanced non-surgical interventions and/or medications. 

He encourages patient involvement in the medical decision-making process and invites questions regarding treatment options. He works with the patient to develop an integrated treatment plan tailored specifically to the patient's needs to restore and maintain function and wellbeing."

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2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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20  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.

Education

  • TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Musser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Musser's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Musser to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Musser's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Although I work in the medical field, I had lost faith in the ability of any doctor to be able to help me from years of medical complications, medical mistakes and no one really knowing the true cause of my prob. Dr Musser has changed that and renewed my hope for an improved life. He is a great...more
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Dr. Musser has been an excellent practitioner who has meticulously investigated any pain related issues that I have had. As a testament to this Dr. Musser was the first to discover that my cancer had spread to my spine, despite my neurosurgeon claiming it was only a lesion. Apart from his skills as...more
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Dr. Musser is one of the most impressive doctors I have ever met. He is very professional while having great bed side matters. Any suggestions, I may have he will tell me pros and cons. Dr. Musser is such a advocate on fighting patients pain management, I feel that I am very lucky to have him...more
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Dr Musser is the ultimate professional. I have total confidence in his abilities and decisions about my care.
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Dr Musser is just an incredible doctor. He spends whatever time needed to really listen and discuss options so I know I am getting the best possible care. Dr Musser has kept me mobile at 87 with severe arthritis and two terriIble knees. He keeps my arthritis pain at a minimum and my confidence in...more
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