Dr. Shahram Rezaiamiri and his family moved to south California in 1979 where he attended and graduated from high school. In 1988 he received a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle. Before going back to UW to attend medical school, he worked for GTE Research Labs in Boston and spent a year in Texas in their GTE's telecommunications division. Dr. Rezaiamiri finished medical school in 1994 and then attended the University of Rochester and completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Strong Memorial hospital. In 1998, he spent one year in Virginia completing a fellowship in Complex Spinal Surgery. He has been in Atlanta since 2001.
Dr Rezaiamiri has extensive experience in treating complex spinal disorders. He was the first in the south Atlanta area to perform minimally invasive spinal disectomy and fusion. He also has extensive experience in treating brain tumors. He was the first to introduce the Computer Based Stereotactic Image Guided Surgery in the Atlanta area for the treatment of brain tumors. He was the first to introduce XLIF and image guided brain surgery in the south Atlanta area. Dr. Rezaiamiri is the first to perform the Trans1(AXIALIF) procedure in metro Atlanta. And he is the first to introduce the PLDD surgery to Atlanta Area.
Dr. Robert Friedman, MD, FACS specializes in Neurosurgery. He received his bachelors degree from the University of New York at Stony Brook and then went on to receive his medical degree at the State University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in neurosurgery. Dr. Friedman is board certified in neurosurgery and has special interests in spinal disorders, including spinal stenosis, herniated disks, and tumors of the spine. He also has a special interest in neurostimulation for chronic pain. Dr. Friedman has over 30 years of experience in Neurosurgery. He is currently accepting new patients at our Stockbridge, Fayetteville l, and Newnan locations.
Dr. Bradley Troxler, DO is a physiatrist specializing in the conservative and interventional management of complex spine and musculoskeletal conditions. He is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the North American Spine Society, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine. After earning his Osteopathic medical degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he went on to complete his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Boston Medical Center in 2012. Additionally, he elected to pursue subspecialty fellowship training in both Osteopathic Neuromuscular Medicine and Interventional Spine, of which the latter was completed at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA. He is skilled in the use of ultrasound- and fluoroscopy-guided procedures, and in the use of Osteopathic manual medicine in the treatment of complex spine and musculoskeletal conditions. Dr Troxler emphasizes the importance of exercise and movement in both restoring function and improving patient outcomes. He has a special interest in the use and advancement of regenerative medicine modalities.
Dr. Tambrea Ellison, MD is a board certified physiatrist who is committed to improving the quality of life of patients. Dr. Ellison attended Valdosta State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in biology and was awarded “The Marjorie Biology Award”. She then received her doctorate of medicine from the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Ellison completed residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University. While there she received “The Hopkins Healer Award” for her outstanding service, professionalism, and compassion towards patients. Dr. Ellison then returned home to Georgia for continued training in Pain Management at Georgia Pain Physicians. Dr. Ellison believes in a patient-focused, multidisciplinary approach to care. Her professional interests include musculoskeletal medicine, non-operative sports medicine, migraine management, and chronic pain management with a variety of interventional procedures, pharmacological therapy, physical therapy, and other modalities. Dr. Ellison is an active member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Medical Association. In her free time, Dr. Ellison enjoys spending time with family, friends, and participating in personal fitness and an array of outdoor activities.
Dr. Daniel Choy
Laser spine Center was founded by Dr. Daniel Choy. He has taught PLDD to over 300 neurosurgeon and orthopedic surgeons worldwide. Dr Choy has personally trained Dr. Rezaiamiri as one of his last students.