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Allen H. Hord, MD
Allen H. Hord, M.D. has been in medical practice in the Atlanta area for over 25 years. Dr. Hord completed a fellowship in interventional pain management in 1987, during an era when fellowship training was rare. This has allowed him to remain in the forefront of the specialty during its development. He was one of the first doctors in the United States to be Board Certified in Pain Medicine. Following 16 years of practice, research, and teaching in the specialty of pain management at Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Hord has been in private practice in interventional pain management since 2004. He specializes in the treatment of acute and chronic pain using advanced interventional techniques. His background in research and teaching complements the clinical care his patients receive. Because of this, he has repeatedly been recognized by his peers as one of Atlanta’s Top Doctors and America’s Best Doctors.
Dr. Hord also has a wealth of administrative experience, having served 10 years as Director of the Division of Pain Medicine at Emory University and Program Director for the fellowship program there. He served on multiple committees within the university and with national organizations, including the Management Committee of the Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group of the International Association for the Study of Pain. He also served 10 years on the Board of Directors of Flying Doctors of America, a nonprofit corporation that provides medical care for indigent patients in countries around the world. Dr. Hord has organized medical missions to Southeast Asia and South America, and coordinated relief efforts in Haiti during the first 3 weeks after the earthquake.