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Meet our team

Alan M. Harben, MD, PhD, | Medical Director & Attending Physician

Dr. Harben has provided medical oversight and rehabilitation direction at Restore since 2000. A graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, he also holds a doctorate from Georgia Tech in Biomechanics. He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Management and Brain Injury Medicine. His research interest includes the use of psychotropic medication to enhance rehab recovery, biomechanical evaluation of gait, orthotics, prosthetics, and management of spasticity and pain. He developed an electromyography mechanical model to estimate stiffness of individual spastic muscles. Dr. Harben also serves as the Medical Director, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Wellstar North Fulton Regional Hospital, Alpharetta, Georgia, and maintains a private practice in Roswell, Georgia. A past chair of the Brain Injury Association of Georgia, he currently serves on the Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Advisory Committee (GA) acting as the chairperson of the Professional Provider Committee, and is a frequent presenter to professionals in the medical and rehabilitation community at state, regional, national and international seminars. His research is published in refereed journals and other professional publications.