Allen H. Hord, MD

Allen H. Hord, MD

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Thirty years of pain management experience, Atlanta area

Pioneer in the interventional pain management field – recognized by peers and patients as a chronic pain expert, educator, researcher, administrator and philanthropist


Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine – one of first doctors in U.S. to be Board Certified in Pain Medicine


  • 16 years practicing, researching and teaching at Emory University School of Medicine; 10 years as Director of the Division of Pain Medicine at Emory University
  • Served as Alliance Spine and Pain Centers’ Chief Medical Officer, 2013-2018
  • Currently Medical Director, Alliance Spine and Pain
    Expert in treatments including epidural injections, facet and medial branch blocks, radiofrequency ablation, sympathetic blocks and spinal cord stimulation
  • Featured in Atlanta’s Business Radio FX podcast on “Innovations in Treating Pain”
  • Philanthropic work includes 10 years on the Board of Directors of “Flying Doctors of America” and organizing medical missions in Asia, South America and Haiti
  • Administrative work includes the Management Committee of the Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group of the International Association for the Study of Pain


2022 Atlanta magazine Top Doctors

Named an Atlanta “Top Doc” by Atlanta magazine

Office Locations

Piedmont / Atlanta
Sandy Springs