Dr. Susan J. Dreyer, MD

Dr. Susan J. Dreyer, MD

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Spine Physiatry | Female | 56 years old

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Dr. Dreyer specializes in Spine Physiatry and practices in Atlanta, GA. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Dreyer's Reviews

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Dr. Dreyer'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Decatur, GA |
Dr. Dreyer is fantastic! She pays 100% attention to the patient and listens to every word. She makes eye contact the whole time during the appointment and explained my test results in excellent detail. I felt absolutely comfortable asking questions and she answered thoughtfully, thoroughly, and with obvious great knowledge. She also very well understands insurance systems. I felt supported, and optimistic of a good recovery when I left today, thanks to Dr. Dreyer. I highly recommend her.
in Lovejoy, GA |
I strongly recommend Dr. Susan Dreyer at the Emory Orthopaedic and Spine Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia. I first consulted with her for my advanced osteoporosis and ensuing spinal discomfort. Dr. Dryer is professional, compassionate, and places emphasis on personal time with each patient. She has listened to my needs, recommended a protocol that aligns with my lifestyle and medical condition, and has always been available for me.
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Dr. Dreyer says...

Dr. Dreyer practices at  Emory Orthopaedic and Spine center and has over 20 years experience evaluating and treating sciatica, pinched nerves, back pain and  neck pain. She utilizes non-operative techniques including exercise, medications, physical therapy and injections to restore function. She has published numerous articles and  chapters. She has been involved in multicenter research on  the best treatments for conditions like disc herniations and spinal stenosis.

Dr. Dreyer says...

Dr Dreyer has been performing spinal injections for over twenty years and has performed many thousands of these procedures under precise x-ray guidance.  She has also served as a national instructor for spinal injection techniques.  Some common outpatient  procedures include:

Epidural steroid injections for sciatica, radiculopathy

Spinal nerve blocks for radiculopathy, to determine source of pain

Facet joint injections to determine source of back and neck pain

Facet joint aspirations to drain facet cysts and relieve pain

Zygapophysial joint injections to determine source of back and neck pain

Sacroiliac joint injections for joint arthritis and pain

Bursa injections for painful bursitis

Piriformis injections for piriformis syndrome

Dr. Dreyer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Spine Physiatry
  •  Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Tex Health Science Center

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Spine Physiatry
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection