Dr. Vanterpool is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Comprehensive Pain Services at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. Her clinical and academic focus is on Targeted Pain Treatment - the accurate diagnosis and targeted treatment of pain using a multi-modal approach. With almost a decade of pain and neuromodulation practice in both private practice and academic settings, Dr. Vanterpool avidly promotes use of Targeted Pain Treatment to help patients with chronic pain reclaim relief and functional quality of life. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Vanterpool is heavily involved in state advocacy initiatives, and is the current President-Elect and scientific program co-chair for the Tennessee Pain Society. Dr. Vanterpool has established a reputation as a leader in Targeted Pain Treatment, most recently being selected as one of 19 members across Tennessee to serve on the Governor’s Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education. She is also director of a Targeted Pain Treatment CME Course which will be geared towards non-pain specialists in the East TN region, with a goal of equipping them with tools to combat the opioid crisis while effectively treating pain. She has been active in WIN initiatives at NANS and serves as s member of the NANS Scientific Program Committee.
- University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
- Knoxville, TN