Dr. Vincent Galan, MD, DABPM, Pain Medicine and Management Physician, Stockbridge, GA, 30281
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Dr. Vincent Galan, MD, DABPM, Stockbridge, GA, 30281

Dr. Vincent Galan is a board certified, fellowship trained Pain Medicine and Management Physician and Anesthesiologist in Stockbridge, GA. Dr. Galan’s areas of interest in interventional pain medicine include: spine-related disorders, sympathetic dystrophies, and cancer pain. His areas of expertise reside in minimally invasive spine surgery, cervical, thoracic & lumbar radiofrequency, spinal cord stimulators, discography, and other procedures used to diagnose or treat internal disc disruption, contained disc herniations, facet joint disease, complex regional pain syndrome (RSD) and neuropathies.

Dr. Vincent Galan has practiced in the Atlanta area since 1988 and has held the distinguished position of Director of Pain Center at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia since 1990. Dr. Galan is a past contributor to the international journal “Pain Digest” and a past medical reviewer for the publishing company Williams and Wilkins. He currently serves in the U.S. Advisory Board of Nasalfentanyl, a product for breakthrough Cancer Pain from Archimedes Pharmaceutical.

Dr. Galan is actively involved in investigational pharmaceutical studies where he can not only offer his patients some of the latest medications before they get to the market, but also help advance our knowledge of the treatment of pain.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Pain Medicine and Management Physician
  • Anesthesiologist

Areas of Expertise

  • Back Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Internal Disc Disruption (IDD)
  • Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Migraine headaches
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Anesthesia
  • Discectomy
  • Discography
  • Exercise
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • IDD Disc Decompression Therapy
  • Injections
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Radiofrequency procedures
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Sympathetic Dystrophies
  • Transforaminal Injections
  • Upper Cervical Specific Techniques
  • Vertebroplasty


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish


  • Board Certified, American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) with Subspecialty Certification in Pain Management
  • Board Certified, American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

Professional Distinctions

  • Director, Pain Center at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia since 1990
  • Pain Fellowship, Downstate Medical Center – SUNY
  • U.S. Advisory Board of Nasalfentanyl
  • Has Served on Members Committee of the Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society Interventional Pain Physicians
  • International Spinal Injection Society
  • American Society of Anesthesiology
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia