Garrick K. Kwok, M.D., Joins OrthoAtlanta Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists in Pain Management
Board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Garrick Kwok specializes in pain management and non-surgical orthopaedic care.
Atlanta, GA, April 5, 2016 (Newswire.com) - OrthoAtlanta is pleased to welcome Garrick K. Kwok, M.D. to its orthopaedic and sports medicine practice, bringing expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation to patients in the greater Atlanta, Georgia, area. With training at leading hospitals including Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital outside of Chicago, Dr. Kwok is a fellowship-trained physiatrist who specializes in pain management and non-surgical orthopaedic care. Dr. Kwok holds extensive training in the management of musculoskeletal and spine injuries. Areas of his practice include interventional pain medicine, chronic pain management, and minimally-invasive interventional spine procedures. He is experienced in utilizing fluoroscopically-guided spinal injections, spinal cord stimulator trials, peripheral joint injections, intrathecal pain pump management, chronic opiate management and electro diagnostic studies.
“Working together with patients in a holistic and multidisciplinary way leads to finding the best individualized treatment options for chronic, painful conditions,” cites Dr. Kwok. “Pain management is oftentimes a misunderstood field. I enjoy both the science and art of practicing medicine and making a difference in the lives of my patients.”
"In pain management, working together with patients in a holistic and multidisciplinary way leads to finding the best individualized treatment options for chronic, painful conditions."
Garrick K. Kwok, M.D.
“Dr. Kwok brings exceptional credentials and training in pain management and care,” stated Dr. Michael Behr, OrthoAtlanta Medical Director. “His training includes a fellowship with the National Pain Institute in Lady Lake, Florida. He was chief resident during his residency at the prestigious Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, in Wheaton, Illinois, outside of Chicago.”
Dr. Garrick Kwok is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Kwok received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine where he also completed a Preliminary Surgery Internship. Professional memberships include the American Medical Association. His research has been published and presented at professional meetings.
Appointments can be scheduled with Dr. Garrick Kwok at the OrthoAtlanta Piedmont location, 404-352-1053. Dr. Kwok is fluent in Chinese Cantonese, and welcomes Chinese Cantonese speaking patients.
OrthoAtlanta is one of the largest orthopaedic and sports medicine practices in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area with 12 offices, 35 physicians and more than 50 additional healthcare providers including physician assistants, physical therapists and athletic trainers dedicated to patient care. OrthoAtlanta offers convenient accessibility to a full range of musculoskeletal surgeons, specialists and patient services including on-site physical therapy, pain management clinics, five imaging centers and two AAAHC surgical centers. Comprehensive operative and non-operative musculoskeletal care and expertise includes sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, neck and spine surgery, elbow and shoulder surgery, ankle and foot surgery, pain management, general orthopedics, work related injuries and acute orthopedic urgent care. Learn more at www.OrthoAtlanta.com.