Dr. Vanterpool is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Comprehensive Pain Services at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She earned her medical degree from Duke University School of medicine, completing an anesthesiology residency at the University of North Carolina, and pain medicine fellowship at Wake Forest University Carolinas Pain Institute. She then returned to Duke to complete her Masters in Business Administration with a certificate in Health Sector Management at the Fuqua School of Business. Her clinical and academic focus is on Targeted Pain Treatment - the accurate diagnosis and targeted treatment of pain using a multi-modal approach. With over a decade of pain and neuromodulation practice in both private practice and academic settings, Dr. Vanterpool avidly promotes the use of Targeted Pain Treatment to help patients with chronic pain reclaim relief and functional quality of life. She is the course director for the annual Targeted Pain Treatment (TPT) Conference in Knoxville TN, geared towards primary care and specialist clinicians to help them 'Treat the Source not the Score' and 'Focus on Function' while helping their patients who live with chronic pain. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Vanterpool is also heavily involved in state and national advocacy initiatives. She is the immediate past President of the Tennessee Pain Society, and also serves on the Board of directors for the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) and is the Co-Chair of the NANS Diversity and Outreach Committee (DOC) and treasurer for the NANS Women in Neuromodulation (WIN).
- University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
- Knoxville, TN