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Staff


Meet Our Professional Staff Members

Our Doctors, Physician’s Assistants (PA),  Nurse Practitioners, and Pharmacist are skilled in all areas of pain management. They are ready and willing to work with you to devise a treatment plan that seeks out the cause of your symptoms and help you feel better.


Alice B. Amara, ACNP-BC

Alice B. Amara, ANCP-BC

Alice B. Amara, ACNP-BC joins the medical team at Alliance Spine and Pain Centers in Atlanta. She comes with a wealth of experience in medicine and pain management.

Originally from Sierra Leone, West Africa, Alice attained her BSN-Nursing from Grand Canyon University and her MSN-Nursing from the University of Phoenix. It was during her post-graduate studies at the University of Arizona while working at St. Luke’s Hospital that Alice found her passion emerged in caring for patients with acute and chronic pain.

Alice is dedicated to her patients at Alliance Spine and Pain Centers and is committed to making a difference in her patients’ lives with a personalized approach. She feels that making her patients feel and know that she cares and is committed to their care can provide them with an improved quality of life.

Alice is the mother of three and enjoys shopping, fashion, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.


Mara B. Ehret, PA-C

Mara B. Ehret, PA-C

Mara B. Ehret, PA-C grew up near Washington, D.C. and did her undergraduate work at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1998 and went onto Physician Assistant school at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She received her Master of Clinical Medical Science in Physician Assistant studies in 2000. Mara has worked as a Physician Assistant in the Conyers and Covington areas for the past 10 years. Prior to joining Alliance Spine and Pain Centers in March, 2010, she worked in the fields of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Mara lives in Oxford, Georgia with her husband and two sons.


Kelly McDowell, MSN, FNP-C

Kelly McDowell, MSN, FNP-C

Kelly McDowell, RN, MSN, FNP-C joined Alliance Spine and Pain Centers in February 2012. Kelly is a Georgia native and attended Mercer University where she earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). She was inducted to the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Kelly specializes in the care of chronic pain, orthopedic, and neurology patients. With her 14 years of nursing experience, her goal is to develop an individualized treatment plan that will assist patients into a better quality of life.

 


 

 Ashika Sheth, PA-C

Ashika Sheth, PA-C

Ashika Sheth, PA-C  is a board certified Physician Assistant who joined Alliance Spine and Pain Centers in 2013. Ms. Sheth earned her Master of Medical Science from Barry University in 2008 and her Bachelor of Science focusing on Psychology and Chemistry from Georgia State University in 2004.

Prior to joining Alliance Spine and Pain Centers, Ms. Sheth worked as a Physician Assistant in Neurosurgery and has extensive experience in treating disorders of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves. She is committed to improving the quality of life of her patients by providing compassionate care and applying a multidisciplinary approach to pain management.

In her free time, Ms. Sheth enjoys traveling with her husband, cooking, and a wide variety of adventure sports.


Allison L. Smith, MSN, FNP-C

Allison L. Smith, MSN, FNP-C

Allison L. Smith, MSN, FNP-C comes to Alliance Spine and Pain Centers with over 10 years of experience in the pain management field here in Atlanta, GA. Allison graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgia State University in 2004. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clemson University, in Clemson, SC. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and by the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation. Allison specializes in the evaluation and management of chronic pain, orthopaedic, and neurology patients. Allison is well-received by patients and we hope you have the privilege of meeting her in one of our offices.