Headshots of Dr. Zwade Marshall and Dr. Andrea Elkon of Alliance Spine and Pain Centers

Dr. Zwade Marshall and Dr. Andrea Elkon of Alliance Spine and Pain Centers

On June 9, we’re joined by Dr. Zwade Marshall and Dr. Andrea Elkon of Alliance Spine and Pain Centers.

Zwade Marshall, MD, MBA

Ten years of medical, research, leadership and teaching roles
Widely recognized as an innovator in healthcare

Medical & Other Degrees

Joint degree in Medicine and Business, Emory University


Anesthesiology, Harvard University’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston (Chief Resident)


Board Certified in Anesthesiology
Board Certified in Pain Management


Director of Medical Outcomes, Alliance Spine & Pain

Clinical specialties include back, facial, headache, abdominal, pelvic and cancer pain, and neuromodulation therapy

Published numerous articles, co-authored textbooks and presented at national conferences on a variety of pain medicine and anesthesiology topics


One of Emory University Alumni Association’s “40 Under 40” recognizing outstanding alumni leaders in every field

Emory’s Humanitarian of the Year award for co-founding the “Pipeline Program” to mentor inner-city kids

Dr. Andrea Elkon, Ph.D.

Dr. Andrea Elkon, Ph.D., is the Director of Behavioral Health for Alliance Spine and Pain Centers. She has been a licensed psychologist in the state of Georgia for eleven years. Dr. Elkon specializes in Health Psychology and interventional pain management through an integrated mind/body approach.

Dr. Elkon completed her Masters and Doctoral degrees at the University of Virginia. She received additional specialized clinical training in Columbia, South Carolina at the William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, South Carolina Department of Mental Health, and University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Prior to joining Alliance Spine and Pain Centers, Dr. Elkon spent ten years working in public mental health at both the State and Federal levels.

Dr. Elkon holds particular expertise in psychological assessment and has conducted thousands of examinations for State and Federal Courts, the Veterans Benefits Administration, correctional facilities, and private medical practices. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health Psychology) and the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Elkon will allow Alliance Spine and Pain Centers to broaden the scope of interventional pain management services offered to patients.