Vanderbilt Pain Management offers a range of proven and modern approaches to manage chronic, cancer-related and pre- and post-surgical pain. Our practice includes a comprehensive team of experts. This offers you convenient and coordinated access to the full pain management experience.

Pain Management: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Expertise. Our experts have advanced training and are at the forefront of an evolving field of medicine. We focus not only on practicing but developing and helping others adopt modern approaches to manage pain. In fact, our team members are involved in establishing the worldwide criteria for pain diagnoses and treatments. 
  • Comprehensive approach. The most effective and responsible pain management considers a wide range of options as part of a personalized care plan. Our services range from targeted therapies and minimally invasive procedures to interrupt pain signals to evidence-based integrative techniques such as acupuncture, yoga and meditation, and appropriate use of pain medications. 
  • Collaborative team approach. Chronic pain conditions are complex. Our team includes specialists in functional neurosurgery, cancer-related pain, spine and physical therapy, pain psychology, and addiction medicine. As part of a large medical center, we also work closely with specialists in rheumatology, neurology, oncology, surgery, orthopedics/spine, physical medicine and rehabilitation and integrative medicine.  We collaborate and communicate with your primary care physician.   
  • Convenient care. We offer several clinics with easy access locations in Nashville, Clarksville, Franklin, and Spring Hill. Our multispecialty practice allows you to have the full pain management experience in one location.

Conditions We Treat

  • Abdominal pain
  • Arthritis pain
  • Back pain
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Complex head and neck pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CPRS)  
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee pain
  • Muscle spasm
  • Neuropathy (including diabetes, HIV, and chemotherapy related) 
  • Pain after chest surgery
  • Pelvic and inguinal pain
  • Post spine surgery pain
  • Small fiber neuropathy
  • Surgery-related pain
  • Shoulder and arm pain
  • Other primary and secondary pain disorders

Treatments We Offer

  • Acupuncture (auricular and traditional)
  • Botulinum toxin injection 
  • Celiac plexus block/neurolysis
  • Cryoablation
  • Diagnostic blocks
  • Epidural blood patches
  • Epidural steroid injections 
  • Facet joint injections
  • Functional restoration plans
  • Hip shoulder knee joint injections
  • Intrathecal pump trials and implantation for cancer pain
  • Medication management
  • Nerve blocks
  • Opioid taper plans
  • Peripheral nerve catheters 
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Sacroiliac nerve ablation
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Spinal drug delivery for cancer and spasticity
  • Sympathetic ganglion injections
  • Transforaminal epidural steroid injection
  • Transversus abdominus plane (TAP) block
  • Trigeminal nerve block
  • Trigger point injections
  • Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks
  • Vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty/augmentation


Vanderbilt One Hundred Oaks

This clinic is an outpatient department of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Vanderbilt Pain Management
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 22200
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 322-4311
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Vanderbilt Pain Management Franklin
302 South Royal Oaks Boulevard
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 322-4311
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Vanderbilt Surgery Center

This clinic is an outpatient department of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

225 Bedford Way
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 322-4311
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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
(Cancer pain management services)
2220 Pierce Ave., S.
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 322-4311
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Vanderbilt Pain Management Clarksville
800 Weatherly Drive, Suite 201
Clarksville, TN 37043
(615) 322-4311
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