Director, Comprehensive Pain Services, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Division of Pain Medicine, UT Graduate School of Medicine
Tennessee Pain Society
Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD, MBA‘s 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.
- Vanterpool, S., Steele, S. M., Nielsen, K. C., Tucker, M., & Klein, S. M. (2006). Combined lumbar-plexus and sciatic-nerve blocks: an analysis of plasma ropivacaine concentrations. Regional anesthesia and pain medicine, 31(5), 417-421.
- Vanterpool, S., Coombs, R., & Fecho, K. (2010). Continuous epidural infusion of morphine versus single epidural injection of extended-release morphine for postoperative pain control after arthroplasty: a retrospective analysis. Therapeutics and clinical risk management, 6, 271.