Dheera Ananthakrishnan, M.D.

Dheera  Ananthakrishnan, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Orthopaedic Surgery (Board certified since 2006)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
anterior lumbar interbody fusi
lumbar decompression
lumbar disorders
lumbar fusion
spinal implants
spinal stenosis
spinal surgery
spinal trauma
spinal tumors
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Cnt
59 Executive Park South
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 778-7000
Additional Spoken Language(s):
About Dr. Ananthakrishnan

Dr. Ananthakrishnan trained with one of the pioneers of scoliosis surgery, Dr. David Bradford, at the University of California at San Francisco. After completion of her fellowship, Dr. Ananthakrishnan practiced orthopedic and spine surgery for over three years at the University of Washington in Seattle. In 2007, she left Seattle to work with Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She then worked as a volunteer consultant at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, before starting her position at Emory University. She maintains an interest in developing-world orthopedics and is currently involved in projects in the Philippines and Malawi.

Dr. Ananthakrishnan's practice focuses on adult degenerative conditions, including scoliosis. She also treats adolescent spinal disorders as well as tumors and cervical conditions.

Year Started Practicing: 2003
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2007
Medical School
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL

University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL

University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA