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Over 50 Years of Experience
*** Important Notice - We're Moving Soon ***
Our Chattanooga Office will be moving to
a new location effective April 17, 2017

281 N. Lyerly St.
Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Meet Our Specialists

John E. Blake III, M.D.

John E. Blake III, M.D. is the President and Medical Director of Specialists in Pain Management.  Dr. Blake has practiced pain medicine in Chattanooga TN since 2009.  Dr. Blake’s practice is multi-disciplinary, treating all types of pain.  His specialty is minimally invasive interventional pain management and spine procedures.
Specialists in Pain Management utilizes Physical Therapy, Medications, minimally invasive procedures and psychological counseling to treat and manage pain.
Dr. Blake’s professional commitment to the practice of pain management leads him to serve in various capacities of state wide committees and as President of The Tennessee Pain Society. 

Hospital Affiliation

  • Parkridge Medical Center
  • Parkridge East Hospital
  • Erlanger Medical Center
  • Memorial Health Care Services
  • Healthsouth Chattanooga Rehab
  • Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehab



2008-2009             Pain Management Fellowship at University of Alabama Birmingham
2005-2008             Anesthesiology Residency at University of Alabama Birmingham
2004-2005             Preliminary Surgery Internship at Carraway Hospital
2000-2004             University of Alabama School of Medicine
1995-1999             Bachelor of Science in Biology with minor in Psychology, cum laude

Professional Duties

2015-Present      President Tennessee Pain Society
2015-Present      Chairman TN Neurospine Committee
2013-2014      Vice President Tennessee Pain Society
Board Member TNSIPP
Chairman of TMA Prescription Opioid Committee
TMA House of Delegates
Member of TN Department of Health Prescription Guidelines Committee

Professional Certification and Membership

  • Specialty Certification in Anesthesiology-The American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine-The American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Tennessee Pain Society
  • Tennessee Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
John E. Blake III, M.D.
Specialists in Pain Management

Honors and Awards

2009        President of the University of Alabama Residency House Staff Council
2008        Anesthesiology residency representative to University of Alabama House Staff Council
2007        Antonio Aldrete award for most outstanding resident in pain management
2004        Robert Goodloe McGahey award for the most outstanding student in Anesthesiology
1999        Rotary International scholarship
1998        Dean’s List Honor Society
1998        Alpha Epsilon Delta Honors Society
1995        President Honors Scholarship to Birmingham-Southern College

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor: University of Tennessee; Department of Medicine

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DISCLAIMER: You will receive a call to remind you of your appointment. If you must cancel your appointment, we would appreciate at least 24 hours notice. No-shows may be charged a missed appointment fee of $25. Please bring your insurance card, a picture ID and your current medications to each visit.