Comprehensive Approach to Pain Relief
Son D. Le, MD, DABPMR, ABAM, DABPM
Son D. Le, MD, FAAPMR, DABAM, DABPM is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Center for Spine & Joint. Dr. Le is Board Certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Le has a special interest in comprehensive pain management that includes coordinating the utilization of advanced and minimally invasive procedures including spinal cord neuromodulation for the treatment of chronic pain, diagnostic and therapeutic injections responsible medication management, emotional pain management counseling, and functional rehabilitation through physical therapy.
Dr. Le earned his Bachelor of Science in 1991, from the University of California, Irvine and graduated from The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, in 1995. He completed his residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation as chief resident, at the University of Chicago, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, in 1999. Dr. Le is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Addiction Medicine and
Dr. Le’s broad level of medical expertise includes the specialization of non-surgical orthopedics and sports medicine offering a broad choice in treatment modalities for patients suffering from pain related to the neck, back, joints of the arms and legs, including injuries of the muscles and nerves.
Dr. Le is active in various professional organizations ranging from local to international. He is a member of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Academy of Pain Management, International Spine Intervention Society, Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, & Occupation Rehabilitation, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and their local chapter, the Tennessee Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.
Dr. Le established Center for Spine & Joint in 2002 in Hermitage, TN inside Summit Medical Center. Center for Spine & Joint has multiple locations in the Nashville, Tennessee.
She is Tennessee licensed and board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has been chosen as a Top Nurse in Middle Tennessee for her outstanding care by the American Nurses Association. She is also a member of the Middle Tennessee Advanced Practice Nurses Association and the American Society for Nurse Practitioners.
Lori resides in Middle Tennessee with her family. She enjoys working with patients and trying to find a solution that works best to allow patients to live a more
Allen Tate, PA-C
Allen E. Tate, former
Allen has enjoyed establishing and coaching High School Cross Country and Soccer for Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Captain Tate is a teacher at heart and firmly believes in a multidisciplinary approach as well as an individual consideration
Allen Tate is a current member of the Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Tennessee Army National Guard.
Travonda Pirtle, PA-C
Travonda Pirtle, MMS, PA-C earned her Masters of Science, Physician Assistant from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Travonda is currently seeing new patients in both our Hermitage and Murfreesboro offices.
Josh McWaters, FNP
Josh McWaters earned his BSN at Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN. After several years of hospital work, he decided to continue his education and achieved his MSN, FNP at Middle Tennessee State University. Josh has a