Meet Our Doctors
- ABMS - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Emory Fellowship Trained
- Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
- Emory School of Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sonny Singh Dosanjh, M.D with ABMS Board Certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) and Emory Fellowship Trained in Multidisciplinary Pain Management. He completed his residency and fellowship training at Emory University.
Dr. Dosanjh is a native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where his parents still reside. Both of his younger sisters are also medical professionals. He has been blessed with a family who has provided him the necessary principles and values to accomplish his personal and professional goals; compassion, morality and perseverance have allowed him the opportunity to practice medicine.
He first came to Atlanta and Emory as a physician resident more than 10 years ago, has resided in the where he has been an active volunteer in community programs.
Dr. Dosanjh completed his undergraduate studies at one of Canada’s elite programs, The University of British Columbia where he was inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society. He completed medical school at St. Christopher’s College, in England where he also secured a job as the quarterback of a professional football (American football) team. There, he was offered an opportunity to play in the NFL Europe which he turned down as he made a clear commitment to pursue a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University.
Specializing in pain, sport, spine, rehabilitation and Dr. Dosanjh and his team of medical professionals develop individualized treatment plans based on their assessment; minimally invasive surgical procedures, injections, physical therapy, and long-term oral analgesics.
Dr. Dosanjh treats patients suffering from neck, mid-back, lumbar, buttock (with or without radiating symptoms into the extremities) and joint as well as pain from nerve related disorders. It does not matter if they have seen other specialists or had other procedures, they may still benefit from his knowledge and his interventional skills.
He has published a number of papers, delivered lectures and presentation and participated in several research projects in affiliation with Emory.
Dr. Dosanjh has a passion for medicine and would like to use his life experiences to bring physical and emotional healing to his patients.
Dr. Geiger grew up in the small rural town of Callahan, Florida, near Jacksonville. She completed her medical studies at the Bradenton campus of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She returned to North Florida for residency training in Anesthesiology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, followed by a fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine within the same program.
Dr Geiger enjoys making a difference in her patients' daily lives by relieving pain--whether it be caused by spinal or joint arthritis, migraine, neuropathy, or nerve root pain, such as sciatica. She excels in a variety of procedures, from simple joint injections and radiofrequency ablations to spinal cord stimulators.
- AANP – Family Nurse Practitioner
Oya Yildirim, NP-C is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a strong background in pain management.
She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia.
While she was working full time in pain management, she earned her Master of Science degree at Brenau University in Norcross campus. She holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Oya enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves traveling all around the world and discovering different cultures. She also enjoys exercise such as zumba, pilates, yoga and walking.
Larry Empting, M.D. is a Neurologist practicing in Atlanta for more than 25 years.
His practice treats all types of (mostly) traumatically induced brain, spine, musculoskeletal and peripheral nerve disorders.
Dr. Empting is a Minnesota native where he did his undergraduate degree at Concordia College (Magna Cum Laude). After three years researching Alzheimer Disease at the University of North Dakota, School of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience/Psychiatry, he did his medical school at the University of Minnesota/Minneapolis.
He completed did two residencies at Johns Hopkins, first in Psychiatry and then in Neurology. He then joined the JHH Neurology full time faculty to treat and teach General Neurology and also be the Coordinating Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Pain Treatment Center. He worked extensively with clinicians and scientists during this time diagnosing, treating and researching non-malignant pain syndromes including: Spinal disorders, Neuropathic Pain Syndromes (including Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Sympathetic Maintained Pain and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome), Head Trauma/Concussions/Traumatic Migraines, etc. Being dual trained in Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Empting also worked with Neuropsychiatric disorders where the two disciplines overlapped.