Gay B. Richardson, M.D. | Board Certified Physiatrist
Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, & Acupuncture
Gay Best Richardson, M.D. completed a BS Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University in 1993 and completed her medical degree at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1997. She is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She has received numerous awards and honors including the David L. Cohen Award and graduated Magna Cum Laude as well as other commendations. She completed her Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Kentucky, Chandler Medical Center, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington Center For Health and Rehabilitation and the Shiners Hospital for Children. She has achieved board certification by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2002. She has also achieved board certification by the American Board of Pain Medicine in 2004, and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine in 2006. In 2019, she completed her acupuncture training through Helms Medical Institute, the premier training organization for physician acupuncturists. She has extensive experience as an attending physician in Pain Management and has special interest in neck and low back pain, myofascial pain syndrome, electrodiagnostics, injective therapies and other neuroscience diagnoses.
Outside of work, Dr. Richardson has been an equestrian rider in multiple disciplines, is a second degree black belt in Shaolin-Do Kung Fu, and is an avid reader of science fiction literature. She also enjoys exploring the region with her husband on their Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Amanda Martin, APRN | Nurse Practitioner
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Amanda Martin completed a Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) at Eastern Kentucky University in 1997. She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing degree in 2012 at Indiana Wesleyan University. Amanda is board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives, American Association of Nurse Pracitioners and the American Academy of Pain Management. During the past few years, she has been working with Dr. Richardson in the comprehensive treatment and management of individuals with chronic pain.
Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She stays busy with her children's after school activities and is active in her church. She also likes to camp and spend time on Lake Cumberland.