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Shevin D. Pollydore, MD




Introduction


Shevin D. Pollydore, MD joined Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in 1999. Dr. Shevin specializes in the areas of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Spine, along with epidurals and nerve injuries.

Special Interests


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Spine. Other special interests include epidurals and nerve injuries


Education and Training


Dr. Pollydore earned his BA in French Civilization from Princeton University in 1990 and his MD from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington DC in 1994. He completed his internship at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (which is affiliated with the prestigious John's Hopkins Medical Center), and his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. In addition, Dr. Pollydore completed a Fellowship at the Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic in 1999 under the tutelage of Dr. Jack Hughston who is considered worldwide as the "father" of Sports Medicine. He has served as Team Physician for several high school and college teams in Georgia, and was also Team Physician for the USA Amateur Boxing Club in Columbus, Georgia, the Columbus Redstix Professional Baseball Team and the Columbus Cottonmouths Professional Hockey Team.


Patient Population


Dr. Pollydore sees patients with low back and neck pain as well as general musculoskeletal patients. Overall, he has a very conservative philosophy. When necessary, he performs diagnostic nerve tests such as EMG's and also performs many spine injection procedures such as epidurals (both cervical and lumbar), facet and SI joint injections, medial branch blocks, discograms, spine decompression (via laser/catheter) and IDET (Intra Discal Electro Thermal Therapy.


Foreign Languages Spoken


  • French
  • Medical Spanish
  • Several Caribbean dialects


Personal Interests


  • Poetry
  • Chess
  • Literature


Professional Affiliations


Dr. Pollydore is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and also the National Medical Association. He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and holds a certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine from the Hughston Clinic.


Patient Education


POC offers its own multimedia patient education section consisting of several libraries to provide education information to our patients. Click here to go to our multimedia patient education page


Office Locations






Atlanta Orthopedic


Atlanta Orthopedic


Atlanta Orthopedic







To make an appointment, please call 404-355-0743.