Dr. Steven M. Lobel
Medical Director of The Spine Center
Steven M. Lobel, MD, is the Medical Director of the Spine Center at Medical Associates of North Georgia. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine.
After earning his medical degree from Saint George's University, Dr. Lobel completed an internal medicine internship at the University of Virginia, Roanoke. He was chief resident in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk. His fellowship training is with Emory University's Pain Medicine Fellowship Program, Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2006 he served as the Assistant Program Director, Georgia Pain Physicians, training the final ACGME certified fellows from Emory University's PM&R Pain Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Lobel's research has centered on acromioclavicular joint injuries and spinal cord stimulation for failed back surgery syndrome. He has also researched Levaquin misuse in emergency departments.
Dr. Lobel is a member of the American Pain Society, Medical Association of Georgia, International Spinal Intervention Society, and the American Medical Association. His clinical interests include complex regional pain syndrome (RSD), sacroiliac joint pain, failed back surgery syndrome, and spinal arthritis.
When not in the Spine Center, Dr. Lobel enjoys hiking the Georgia mountains with his family, mountain biking, and automobile racing in his Subaru STI race car.