About us

WHY TO CHOOSE US

To improve your quality of life by targeting pain at its source.

A s a Pain clinic certified by Georgia Composite Medical Board, North of Atlanta Pain clinic offers patients more options than a primary care doctor when it comes to comprehensive and interventional pain management.

We understand you are in pain. To treat and manage your pain effectively, you need correct diagnosis followed by proper management tools by board certified pain physicians.


Medical Director

Jae Yoo, MD



Jae Yoo, MD is a board certified pain physician. He got extensive training in multiple specialties including physical medicine and rehabilitation and aneshtesiology pain medicine, general surgery. He is one of few board certified physicians in multiple specialties including physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain medicine, neuromuscular medicine, sports medicine and electrodiagnostic medicine. As Medical Director of North of Atlanta Pain Cinic, Dr. Yoo always strives to provide the best possible care for his patients in pain. Through extensive training in multiple specialties and work experience in multiple university medical centers for many years, Dr. Yoo adapts the most up-to-date knowledge and techniques to improve quality of life for patients in pain. He also believes a passionate and caring approach to his patients is one of the most important aspects in improving condition of patients in pain.
Board Certified Physiatrist
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Subspecialty certified in Pain Medicine
    Subspecialty certified in Neuromuscular Medicine
    Subspecialty certified in Sports Medicine
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Board of Pain Medicine

Team physician for Volleyball team of Presentation College, Aberdeen, SD

Residencies/Fellowships
Pain Medicine Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology/Perioperative Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, GA
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
General Surgery, Nassau University Medical Center, NY
Neurology, Catholic University of Korea
Transitional Year, Catholic University of Korea

Work Experience
Medical Director, North of Atlanta Pain Clinic
Pain Management, Virginia Tech Medical College
Pain Management Specialists of Atlanta, GA
Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, SD
Avera Physical Medicine Specialist, Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, SD
Medical officer, Capital Defense Command Center, South Korea

Education
Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea Doctor of Medicine
Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea Bachelor of Science

Medical School Honors/Award(s) Full academic scholarships from 1995 to 1998 with class rank: 8/100

Memberships in Honorary/Professional Societies
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (NYSPMR)
American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM)

Research Experience
Laser therapy for Chronic Venous ulcers
Diffusion weighted MR imaging of acute Wernicke's Encephalopathy

Publication
Yoo MJ, Kim D and Oh-park M, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Volume 86(12),December2007,p 1030
Yoo MJ,and Lee J, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Volume 86(4),April2007,S93
Lee SW, Yoo MJ,Kathirithamby D, and Thomas M, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Volume 86(4),April2007,S137
Yoo MJ, Nori S, Lee J and Lee SW, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Volume 85(3),March 2006,p 259

Examinations
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Examination – top 10 percentiles
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Part II exam -79 percentiles
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Part I exam -99.6 percentiles
Self-Assessment Examination by AANEM – ranked #4 out of 242 examinees
Self-Assessment Examination by AAPMR - 96 percentiles
Self-Assessment Examination by AANEM – ranked #1 out of 238 examinees
Self-Assessment Examination by AAPMR - 98 percentiles
Self-Assessment Examination by AAPMR - 99 percentiles
USMLE Step 3, Passed – 91/100
USMLE Step 2, Passed – 94/100
USMLE Step 1, Passed – 99/100

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