Sai P.K. Alla

Sai P.K. Alla, MD

Sai P.K. Alla, MD

Sai P.K. Alla, MD brings the latest innovation in interventional pain management to his patients at Alliance Spine and Pain Centers. Dr. Alla has experience in anesthesiology, internal medicine, and pain management.

Medical Degree

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Anesthesiology – HCA Graduate Medical Education/ University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship

Multidisciplinary Pain Management – Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Hammad Malik

Hammad Malik, MD

Hammad Malik, MD

Medical Degree

Allama Iqbal College, Lahore, Pakistan.

Internships

General Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (Teaching Facility), Lahore, Pakistan

Internal Medicine, Services Hospital (Teaching Facility) Lahore, Pakistan

Residency

Anesthesiology, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky

Fellowship

Pain Management, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Medicine

Experience

Medical Director at Williamson ARH Hospital, South Williamson, KY

Assistant Professor at University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Association Memberships

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain (ASRA)

Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists (KSA)

Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists (OSA)

Cincinnati Pain Society (CPS)

American Society of Critical Care Medicine

Ikenna Okpareke, MD

Ikenna Okpareke, MD

Ikenna Okpareke, MD brings the latest innovation in interventional pain management to his patients at Alliance Spine and Pain Centers. After spending the last eight years as an interventional pain specialist in Chicago, IL, Dr. Okpareke is returning to Atlanta area where he previously lived to attend Kennesaw State University and received a degree in chemistry and a minor in biochemistry.

Medical Degree

Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Residency

Anesthesiology – University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Chronic Interventional Pain Management – Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Medicine

 

Daniel G. Colón-Conde, MD

Daniel G. Colón-Conde, MD

Daniel G. Colón-Conde, MD

Daniel G. Colón-Conde, MD brings the latest innovation in interventional pain management to his patients at Alliance Spine and Pain Centers. He was born in Puerto Rico where he received degrees in industrial microbiology and biology from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez, PR.

Fluent in Spanish.

Medical Degree

University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences, San Juan, PR

Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – San Juan VA Medical Center, San Juan, PR

Fellowship

Interventional Pain Management – National Spine and Pain Centers – Ocala, FL

Scott Masson, DO

Scott Masson, DO

Scott Masson, DO

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Dr. Masson is adept at treating all areas of pain, all over the body. His goal is to help patients get back to doing what they enjoy most in life by providing compassionate care through targeted pain relief.

Medical Degree

Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ

Residency

Oakland University William Beaumont Hospital, Rochester, MI

Fellowship

Chief Interventional Pain Management Fellow at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology; Board Certified in Pain Medicine

Experience

Specialized training in minimally invasive spine procedures and spinal cord stimulation.
Served as lead author on a publication in the Interventional Pain Management journal.
Trained under world-renowned pain physician, Salim Hayek, MD, during fellowship.

Special Skills and Interests

Spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation, minimally invasive spine procedures, intrathecal pumps, and the intracept procedure

Mark J. Stewart, MD

Mark J. Stewart, MD

Mark J. Stewart, MD

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Dr. Stewart specializes in the minimally-invasive relief of pain, including epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency treatments, sympathetic nerve blocks, facet blocks, sacroiliac blocks, peripheral nerve blocks, and many others.

Medical Degree

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Internship & Residency

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Fellowship

Medical College of Georgia, Department of Anesthesiology

Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology
Board Certified in Pain Management

Experience

Dr. Stewart has given multiple presentations at medical conferences including “The Jehovah’s Witness in Anesthesia” and “Neuropathic Pain: History, Current Concepts and New Horizons.”

Association Memberships

The Richmond County Medical Society
The Medical Association of Georgia
The Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
The American Society of Anesthesiologists
The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
The Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
The International Spine Intervention Society

Shalin Shah, DO

Shalin Shah, DO

Shalin Shah, DO

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Advocate of holistic and preventative medicine

Medical Degree

Ohio College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio

Residency

Medical College of Georgia Medical Center

Fellowship

Chief Pain Fellow at the Medical College of Georgia Medical Center
Additional Fellowship award – Research and Scholarly Advancement Fellowship

Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology
Board Certified in Pain Medicine

Experience

Former attending Anesthesiologist in the Trauma Center while managing Residents at the Georgia Regents University Medical Center in Augusta

Association Memberships

(Leadership positions in many of the Associations and Societies)
Georgia Society of Anesthesiology
American Society of Anesthesiology
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Member of the American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
American Medical Association

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Michael K. Schaufele, MD

Michael K. Schaufele, MD

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Over 20 years of experience in non-surgical spine care and interventional pain management in academic and private practice
Involved in multiple clinical trials for cutting edge pain management therapies
Specializes in spinal cord stimulation and regenerative medicine
Chief Medical Officer of Alliance Spine and Pain Centers since 2018

Medical Degree

Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Advanced training in spine care and interventional pain management, Spine Center Munich Harlaching, Germany

Certifications

Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Board Certified in Pain Medicine
Board Certified in Sports Medicine
Certified Medical Review Officer
Certified Physician Executive (CPE)

Experience

Director of non-surgical spine services at the renowned Spine Center in Munich Harlaching in Germany.
Associate Professor, Emory Spine Center in Atlanta – Served as Residency Program Director and supervising physician for Emory’s pain fellowship at the Emory Spine Center.
Personally trained more than 50 residents and fellows in spine care and interventional pain management
Extensive experience in interventional pain therapies

Association Memberships

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spine Intervention Society
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Member of the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation
American Academy of Physician Leadership

Awards

Interventional Orthopedics Association (IOF) Member2022 Atlanta magazine Top Doctors

Named an Atlanta “Top Doc” by Atlanta Magazine
AAPMR Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award 2008
SRH/ Harvard Manual Lipson Leadership Award, 1998

 

David J. Rosenfeld, MD

David J. Rosenfeld, MD

David J. Rosenfeld, MD

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Twenty five years of expertise and innovation in pain management
Recognized pioneer in Georgia for interventional pain procedures

Medical Degree

University of Wisconsin

Internship

General Surgery, LSU Medical Center

Residency

Anesthesiology, Ochsner Medical Foundation

Fellowship

Interventional Pain Medicine, Ochsner Medical Foundation

Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology
Board Certified in Pain Medicine

Experience

Former Chief of Anesthesiology and the Director of the Center for Pain Management at Oktibbeha County Hospital, Starkville, MS
Previously in private practice in New Orleans
Faculty, Tulane University Medical Center
Well-published in pain medicine and anesthesiology

Association Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Academy of Pain Medicine
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Awards

2022 Atlanta magazine Top Doctors

Named an Atlanta “Top Doc” by Atlanta magazine

Preetesh P. Patel, MD

Preetesh P. Patel, MD

Preetesh P. Patel, MD

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Fifteen years of pain management experience and experience as a clinical educator
Recognized as an innovator and expert in a variety of minimally invasive treatments

Medical Degree

Mercer School of Medicine

Residency

Anesthesiology, Emory University

Fellowship

Interventional Pain Management, University of California, San Diego

Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology

Experience

Formerly practicing with Comprehensive Pain Management
Served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of California, San Diego
Expert in therapies including Epidural Steroid injections, Selective Nerve Root injection, Audiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Ganglion Blocks and vertebroplasty kyphoplasty for compression fractures
Active advocate and speaker promoting solutions to opioid addiction