Hassan H.B. Monfared, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Residency Program Director

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Education

  • MD, Shahid Beheshti School of Medical Sciences and Health Services - Tehran, 1989
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Taleghani General Hospital/Shahid Beheshti School of Medical Sciences and Health Services - Tehran, 1994
  • Transitional Track Rotation Internship, Case Western Reserve University, 2000
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency, Case Western Reserve University, 2003
  • Subspecialty of Pain Medicine Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2004

Biography

Honors/Awards

  • Emory University Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Vaddadi R. Rao, M.D. Teaching Excellence Award in Physiatry, 2015
  • Emory University Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Robert L.Bennett, M.D. Teaching Excellence Award in Physiatry, 2012
  • University of Alabama Birmingham Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Excellent Teaching Award, 2006
  • University of Alabama Birmingham Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Excellent Teaching Award, 2005
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Pain Management Center/Anesthesiology Department Fellow of the Year, 2004
  • Top Ten Percent of Shahid Beheshti Medical Students Class of 1989 

Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
  • American Societies of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists 
  • International Spine Intervention Society 

Research

A prospective, non-blinded, randomized trial comparing the efficacy of epidural corticosteroid injections and physical therapy in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and without radiculopathy; In progress 2013
Atlanta Veterans Affair Medical Center 
Jacob Lee, M.D., Hassan H Monfared, M.D. 

A Novel Technique: 2010 Fluoroscopic Guided Injection of the Ischial Bursae 
Marjorie E. Robinson, M.D., Hassan H. Monfared, M.D
Timothy J. Ness, M.D., PhD. 

Publications

  • Monfared H, Bell G. How are Rehab. Docs Made? Atlanta Medicine, Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta  2013 vol.84, No.4 
  • Monfared H, Sferra J, Mekhain N.  The medical Management of Chronic Pain  Foot and Ankle clinic, June 2003; Vol 9, N 2