Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center Welcomes Dr. Lisa Foster

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center welcomes a new non-operative spine physician, Lisa Foster, MD, to its Johns Creek practice. Foster joins Kyle Hammond, MD; Neeru Jayanthi, MD; Scott Maughon, MD; Oluseun Olufade, MD; Mathew Pombo, MD; and Richard Thomas, MD at the clinic located at 6335 Hospital Parkway in Johns Creek.

“Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center now has 23 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and management of spinal disorders ranging from the most simple herniated disc or back sprain, to the most complicated scoliosis deformities or spine tumors,” says Scott D. Boden, MD, director of Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center.

Foster is a board certified, fellowship trained interventional physiatrist. She has extensive training in minimally invasive, fluoroscopic guided procedures for the treatment of various spinal disorders.

“We’re confident Dr. Foster will strengthen the presence of the Emory Spine Center at our Johns Creek location to make world class spine care more accessible for patients north of the metro Atlanta area,” says Boden.

Foster says she looks forward to working with patients in Johns Creek and surrounding areas to improve their quality of life and help them meet their healthcare needs.

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center has also added six new exam rooms to serve more patients.

About Dr. Lisa Foster

Lisa Foster, MD, is a board certified, fellowship trained interventional physiatrist, specializing in non-operative spine care.

A native of Wichita, KS, she received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Kansas and her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Foster completed both her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and her subspecialty fellowship training in Interventional Pain Medicine at Emory University Hospital.

Dr. Foster has published numerous articles and presented at national conferences in the fields of spine and rehabilitation medicine. Most recently, she was a contributing author for a book chapter on the workup and conservative management of lumbar degenerative disk disease in JL Pinherio-Franco’s Advanced Concepts in Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease.

Dr. Foster employs a comprehensive, multi-modal approach for the treatment of spinal conditions with the goal of optimizing function and improving the quality of life of her patients. She has extensive training in minimally invasive, fluoroscopic guided procedures for the treatment of various spine disorders.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Foster enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and hiking in remote parts of globe.

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