Dr. Elmer’s Medical Background
Anna Choo Elmers, M.D., J.D., is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician with additional subspecialty board certification in brain injury medicine. Dr. Elmers first worked at Shepherd Center as an Emory University resident in 2006. She officially joined as a staff physiatrist in July 2009 in the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury programs.
Upon completing medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., she moved to Atlanta to complete her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Emory University, where she served as chief resident in her final year. As part of her residency, she worked at Shepherd Center, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Children’s Hospital at Scottish Rite, Emory Sports and Spine, Emory Center for Rehabilitation Medicine and Wesley Woods.
Before completing medical school, Dr. Elmers received her juris doctorate from University of San Diego School of Law, following which she practiced for a couple years in California. She is licensed to practice law in the state of California.
Patient Programs Involving Dr. Elmers
Medical staff members at Shepherd Center often work with many different teams, and some choose to work closely with select patient programs and clinical focuses. Dr. Elmers works with the following programs:
Dr. Elmers’ Publications, News and Media
Read a "Medical Staff Profile" article on Dr. Elmers.
Listen to Shepherd Radio Podcasts with Dr. Elmers:
Watch a video interview with Dr. Elmers