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Ana - Maria Platon, M.D

Dr. Platon specializes in treating simple to complex pain disorders. Her goal is to diagnose and treat the patient so that they may obtain a higher quality of life and improve their daily function.

As a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine, she is at the forefront of the latest procedures and technologies. She uses this knowledge to provide the highest quality of care.

Her treatment plans may also include other specialties such as neurology, neurosurgery, general surgery, urology, or psychiatry.


 

Education

  • Pain Management Fellowship, Emory University, July 2001 – July 2002
  • Anesthesiology Residency, Emory University, July 1998 – July 2001
  • First graduate year in General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, June 1997 – June 1998
  • M.D., University of South Dakota, August 1993 – May 1997
  • Bs, University of Minnesota, September 1989 – June 1992, Major: Microbiology
 

Special Skills

  • Epidural injections, nerve root block, facet/medial branch block
  • Discography (discogram) IDET
  • Nucleoplasty, Joint injection/arthography
  • Placement/removal temporary spinal cord stimulator/IPG
  • Morphine pump placement/radiofrequency procedures
  • Brachial plexus block peripheral nerve block
  • Hardware block, epidural blood patch
  • Celiac plexus block, lumbar sympathetic block
  • Stellate ganglion block, trigger point injection
  • Hypogastric plexus block
  • Certified HIV testing counselor, ACLS certified, CPR certified

General Info

Office hours:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday thru Friday

Insurance:

We take most insurance plans; please click here for a list of insurances accepted.

Appointments:

Please Call (770) 507-6995

Emergencies:

Dial 911