|Joe Browder, MD|
Joe H. Browder, MD is the senior partner at Pain Consultants of East Tennessee. He has practiced Pain Medicine since the early 1990s and founded PCET in 1998. He is triple board certified in Pain Medicine, a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology with Added Qualifications in Pain Medicine, a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Board if Pain Medicine, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians. He is also a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice from the World Institute of Pain.
Dr. Browder is a Roane county native. His formal education includes a Bachelor degree from the University of Notre Dame. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee-Memphis. His anesthesia residency was done at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-Philadelphia. He has also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Browder is currently working with the Tennessee Medical Association and other medical and governmental agencies to assure that all pain management in Tennessee is safe and has the patients’ well being as its highest priority. He has been instrumental in the passage of the “Pill Mill Bill” to help eliminate the problems with prescription medication misuse, abuse and diversion. He is now working to assure that all providers performing spinal pain injections are properly trained and certified. He continues to work with the Tennessee Medical Association, the Tennessee Pain Society and the Governor's Task Force to insure that patients have access to appropriate pain treatment.
Personally, Dr. Browder has been married for 32 years and has 3 grown children. He is a long-term member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and is a board member of the local Boy Scouts of America.
Dr. Browder has chronic pain issues himself. In 2010, he had a lumbar spinal fusion and has had two total knee replacements. Because of his own pain, Dr. Browder has a special understanding of the challenges and life alterations that patients undergo when dealing with chronic pain. The practice at Pain Consultants reflects his empathy to the chronic pain sufferer.
Voted "Top Doc" in 2011, 2012 & 2013 for Pain Management in Cityview Magazine by local area physicians.