Anna Woodbury, MD, CAc

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Associate Program Director

Emory Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship

Division Chief for Pain Management

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Atlanta

1670 Clairmont RD

Decatur, Georgia 30033

Phone: 404-321-6111 x 6939

Email: Anna.Woodbury@va.gov

Dr. Anna Woodbury is Division Chief for Pain Management at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Atlanta and Associate Program Director for the Emory Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship.  She is double-board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and licensed in Acupuncture.  She is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Emory University School of Medicine and active in research at both Emory and VAMC.  She has been a member of the national Committee on Pain Medicine for the American Society of Anesthesiologists (2013-2015) and is currently a member of the Pain Management Committee for VAMC-Atlanta.  She has presented nationally and written book chapters, articles and clinical reviews on integrative medicine and its applications for chronic pain management, anesthesia and neuroprotection. Her clinical expertise and research interests include the use of interventional procedures and complementary therapies for the management of pain.

Medical School: Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO

Internship: University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Residency: Anesthesiology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship: Pain Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship: non-ACGME research fellowship funded by Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine

  • Nerve blocks
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Radiofrequency ablations
  • Sympathetic blocks
  • Spinal cord stimulator trial and placement
  • Non-narcotic pain management
  • Acupuncture