Dr. Cox provides non-surgical orthopedic care, including non-surgical spine, musculoskeletal medicine and functional medicine to patients suffering muscular, nerve, joint, and tendon injuries. Dr. Cox’s specialty areas of interest include precision-based treatments such as fluoroscopic-guided interventional spinal injections, including, but not limited to, epidural and facet injections, radiofrequency neurotomy, spinal neuromodulation, sacroiliac joint injections, and hip injections. Dr. Cox is also skilled at ultrasound-guided peripheral joint injections, regenerative medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine / electromyography (EMG), and myofascial trigger point injections. Dr. Deitrick Cox graduated from Amherst College, Amherst, MA, completing both a Bachelor of Science degree in Religion in addition to completing his pre-medicine studies. Awarded a merit-based medical scholarship, Dr. Cox received his Doctor of Medicine degree at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. He completed his Internship at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, in Cambridge, MA and medical residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Medical professionals influencing Dr. Cox’s decision to pursue a medical career and specialty in physiatry include orthopedic surgeon, J. Mandume Kerina of Leesburg, Florida, and PM&R physicians, Dr. Rosalind Bass and Dr. Lisa Merritt. Board Certified Physiatrist and Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Peer-Nominated into Atlanta Magazine’s “Top Doctor” Issues since 2019
Dr. Cox enjoys his time with his wife and three children (and counting). He also enjoys travel, reading, and watching documentaries.