Susan J. Dreyer, M.D.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics

Emory University School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Emory University School of Medicine

Phone: 404-778-7000

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

59 Executive Park South
Suite 3000

Atlanta, GA 30329

Education

  • Medical School, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford, IL, 1988
  • Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, 1992

Biography

Dr. Dreyer specializes in non-operative spine care and focuses on helping patients achieve their best functional level. She has taught many national and international courses on spine care and spinal injections for sciatica and other causes of back and neck problems, and she is active in several professional societies. Dr. Dreyer started practicing at Emory in 1992.

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's List, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1980 - 1984
  • Rho Chi, Pharmaceutical Honor Society, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1983            
  • Graduated with Distinction in Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford, Illinois, 1988
  • Top Quartile, Part 1, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1992
  • Top Quartile, Part II, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1993         
  • Excellence in Research Writing Award, Association of Academic Physiatrists, 1994
  • Richard and Hilda Rosenthal Foundation Award for Advancement in the Non-Surgical Care of Low Back Pain, 1998
  • 19th Sidney Licht Lectureship Award, Ohio State University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2000

Editorships and Editorial Boards

  • Reviewer Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2001-2004
  • Spine Line Editorial Board, North American Spine Society, 2000-2003

Research

Clinical outcomes research on the nonsurgical treatment of spine problems with a special emphasis on the role of spinal injections in pain management. I contributed to the national, five year, prospective, randomized trial of spine related disorders (SPORT).

Publications