Phone: 678-257-2547

Fax: 1-866-317-9099

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Meet our Thrive team and learn more about our story!

Award-Winning Team, Compassionate Care

The Thrive Story

   Thrive is an award-winning practice founded by pioneers of the Atlanta Interventional Pain industry with over 50 years of combined experience in Anesthesia and Interventional Pain.


   We are a team of interventional pain doctors treating victims of auto accidents and other accidental injuries as well as patients experiencing acute pain. We leverage our large network of medical providers (i.e imaging centers, physical therapists, chiropractors, orthopedic surgeons) to provide a comprehensive treatment plan to relieve your pain as quickly as possible.

   Thrive is proud to be Georgia's first non-Narcotic Interventional Pain practice to combat Georgia's Opioid epidemic while still effectively addressing our patients underlying pain conditions.

   We create tailored treatment plans for each of our patients utilizing effective non-Narcotic medication in combination with non-surgical, minimally invasive procedures to relieve our Patient's pain. We accept all major insurances and word on direct lien and letters of protection for personal injury cases.

Why choose Thrive?

  • Award-winning provider team

  • Avoid surgery with our minimally invasive treatments to address your pain

  • Same-day appointments available

  • 4 Convenient locations across Atlanta and Gainesville

  • Accept most insurances and personal injury cases on lien.

  • Georgia's first non-Narcotic pain practice to address the current Opioid epidemic

  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff that will make you feel like you're part of the Thrive family.

Our Thrive Team


Rajesh Patel, MD

Founder & Interventional Pain Specialist

    Dr. Rajesh Patel is a board-certified Anesthesiologist. Dr. Patel has been practicing Interventional Pain in the Atlanta area since 1999 and has extensive experience across a broad spectrum of patient conditions. Previous to Thrive, Dr. Patel co-founded Comprehensive Pain Management with 9 locations across the Greater Atlanta Area. His success as an Interventional Pain Physician is rooted in a sincere approach to patient care, ensuring his patients fully understand their conditions, available treatment options and most importantly what is in the best interest of the patient and their family.

   Dr. Patel completed an Anesthesia Residency at the University of Medicine & Dentistry in New Jersey. Dr. Patel lives in the Atlanta area with his wife and two children and enjoys spirituality and travelling.

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Sanjay Mehta, MD

Interventional Pain Specialist

     Dr. Sanjay Mehta is a well-rounded and caring physician whose number one priority is providing the highest level of patient care.  He completed his medical education at St. George's University and completed his Anesthesia Residency at University of Missouri, Columbia.  His passions led him to pursue two fellowship paths:  Palliative Care at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Interventional Pain at Baystate Medical Center. 

     He believes in maintaining the humanism and always putting the patients needs and concerns first.  His number one goal is to ensure the patient is able to get back to their normal life with dignity.  He is a team player that will make sure the patient sees the best person for any aspect of their care.

     Dr. Mehta's career in medicine started with a passion to help people.  He had been heavily involved in the Big Brothers Association and Ekal Vidalaya (1 Teacher Schools) which are grounded in his commitment towards serving others. Beyond his interest in medicine and volunteer work, Dr. Mehta enjoys traveling, spending time with his family and friends, and attending sporting events.


Taylor Lesniak, MSN, NP-C, RN, CCRN

Nurse Practitioner

Taylor is a Nurse Practitioner with Thrive Medical Partners. She is an Atlanta, GA born native. She attended Valdosta State University for her Bachelor’s in Nursing, where she received top honor of Valedictorian of The College of Nursing & Health Sciences in Fall, 2013. She has an exceptional 5 years of Intensive Care Unit experience, including recovering open-heart surgery patients and caring for many patients requiring life-supporting measures. She attended The University of Alabama at Birmingham for her Master’s Degree in Nursing, where she specialized as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

She worked in Internal Medicine as the Primary Care Provider for almost 2 years and she is very excited to be a part of Thrive Medical Partners. She has extensive experience working with patients requiring pain control throughout her various roles. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, friends, and 3 dogs. 

Our Network of Providers

   These are just a few of the practices that are part of our Thrive network of providers that we trust to give our patients the absolute best care. If you're in need of any of the specialists below, we are happy to provide a referral upon examination!

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