December 04, 2018

WATE: Choo Accepts Community Champions Award

 On Tuesday, Dr. James Choo accepted the Metro Drug Coalition’s “Commitment to Service” Award at their 6th Annual Community Champion Award banquet. Dr. Choo is humbled and honored to receive this award and to be in the company of additional award recipients.

November 30, 2018

University of Tennessee Science Forum Presentation

Dr. James Choo spoke to the UT Science Forum in November 2018. His presentation, entitled “Opioid Crisis: Dispelling Misconceptions and Spotlighting the Overlooked” is included in this video.

November 8, 2018

WATE: Doctors Recommend Safe Alternatives to Opioids

WATE Channel 6 ABC stopped by Pain Consultants of East Tennessee recently to speak with James Choo, MD about safe alternatives to opioid medication.

October 10, 2018

Knoxville Academy of Medicine “DocTalk”

Knoxville Academy of Medicine (KAM) recorded this “DocTalk” session with James Choo, MD of Pain Consultants of East Tennessee. KAM Board Member and President Elect of the Tennessee Medical Association, Elise Denneny, MD talks with Dr. Choo about chronic pain and alternatives to opioid medication.

July 30, 2018

WBIR: Chronic Pain Patients Caught in Middle of Opioid Epidemic

WBIR Channel 10 NBC stopped by Pain Consultants of East Tennessee recently to discuss how chronic pain patients are being caught in the middle of the opioid epidemic.

July 06, 2018

WBIR: Legitimate Pain Management Needs

WBIR Channel 10 NBC stopped by Pain Consultants of East Tennessee recently to talk about patients who are in legitimate need of pain management practices, medications, and complementary treatment methods.

March 14, 2018

WATE: East Tennessee Opioid Conference

Dr. James Choo of Pain Consultants of East Tennessee and Karen Pershing, executive director of the Metro Drug Coalition, appeared on WATE Channel 6 ABC to discuss the upcoming East Tennessee Opioid Conference presented by Cigna.

July 25, 2017

WBIR: Pain Patients Choose Non-Drug Treatment

WBIR Channel 10 stopped by PCET on July 25, 2017 to continue their reporting on the opioid epidemic and how many patients are turning toward occupational and physical therapies as an alternative to prescription medication.

October 06, 2017

Smith Speaks with WVLT About Cigna Decision

PCET’s Martha Smith, MD spoke with WVLT Local 8 recently about Cigna’s decision to cease coverage of some forms of Oxycontin.