After any type of surgery, pain is to be expected. The amount of pain that you have and its duration…
Andrea Elkon, Ph.D.
Dr. Andrea Elkon, Ph.D., is the Director of Behavioral Health for Alliance Spine and Pain Centers. She has been a licensed psychologist in the state of Georgia for eleven years. Dr. Elkon specializes in Health Psychology and interventional pain management through an integrated mind/body approach.
Dr. Elkon completed her Masters and Doctoral degrees at the University of Virginia. She received additional specialized clinical training in Columbia, South Carolina at the William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, South Carolina Department of Mental Health, and University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Prior to joining Alliance Spine and Pain Centers, Dr. Elkon spent ten years working in public mental health at both the State and Federal levels.
Dr. Elkon holds particular expertise in psychological assessment and has conducted thousands of examinations for State and Federal Courts, the Veterans Benefits Administration, correctional facilities, and private medical practices. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health Psychology) and the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Elkon will allow Alliance Spine and Pain Centers to broaden the scope of interventional pain management services offered to patients.