Damon Christian Kimes, MD
Dr. Kimes, our Chief Medical Officer founded Roswell Pain Specialists in 2011. He completed his undergraduate training with degrees in Chemistry and Psychology while attending Cleveland’s, Case Western Reserve University where he achieved both peer elected and academic honors. After receiving his medical degree at the historic Meharry Medical College, Dr. Kimes trained in Family Medicine at University of Tennessee-Memphis, where he was elected Chief Resident and Emergency Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta.
After several years as a successful emergency physician and medical director, Dr. Kimes now is dedicated to treating patients suffering with chronic pain. He has received specialized training in Advanced Lumbar Spinal Injections by the North American Spine Society and Competency Certification in Controlled Substance Management by the Board of Interventional Pain Physicians. Dr. Kimes is also a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and has amassed several hours of American Medical Association accredited medical education specifically designed toward enhancement of pain medicine patient care.
Dr. Kimes also serves as Chief Executive Officer for Regatta Professional Staffing, a Georgia based medical staffing firm specializing in physician, nursing and allied health professional job placement. “Experiences from our staffing company have enabled me to learn quite a bit both as a patient advocate and corporate executive”, says Dr. Kimes. In the interest of comprehensive pain treatment, Dr. Kimes has recruited additional physician specialty coverage for our patients. Our physicians are board certified in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine with fellowship training in interventional spine therapy. Dr. Kimes feels that our patients deserve the wealth of knowledge afforded with primary care, emergency care, physical and rehabilitation and minimally invasive interventional spine procedures. Although our practice solely cares for patients with chronic pain, we feel that knowledge of multiple disease states allows for the best overall patient care.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Kimes enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and three children. He is also an avid musician.
We are certain that our staff and Dr. Kimes will provide comprehensive, compassionate and competent medical care for you.
Deitrich Cox, MD
Dr. Cox is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)/Physiatry. After obtaining his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine, he completed his internship at Harvard School of Medicine's Cambridge Health Alliance. He then completed his residency in PM&R at Emory University. Dr. Cox uses a multidisciplinary approach that includes physical therapy, patient education, and procedure-based therapies to improve and restore patients' function and quality of life. Using procedures such as electromyography (nerve & muscle testing) and interventional spinal procedures, Dr. Cox is able to diagnose and treat pain conditions of neurological, musculoskeletal, and spinal origins.