Teresa Cherry MD

Interventional Pain Management

EDUCATION
Pain Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology, July 31, 2006 – July 31, 2007
Fletcher Allen Health Care
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

Resident, Anesthesiology, 2003 – 2006
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine – St. Luke’s Hospital
Jacksonville, FL

Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine, June 1996 – June 1999
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO

Doctor of Medicine, 1996
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

Bachelor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 1989
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

LI CENSURE AND BOARD CERTIFICATION
Colorado License Number: 36944, current
Florida License Number: ME 91219, current
Montana License Number: 11480, current
New Mexico License Number: MD2014-0917, current
South Carolina License Number: 37863, current

Board Certified, Internal Medicine – involved in continuing CME
Board Certified, Anesthesiology – involved in continuing CME
Fellowship trained, Interventional Pain Medicine – involved in CME

PAST EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Pain Management Associates
Interventional Pain Medicine
40 Okatie Center S. Blvd., Ste. 350
Okatie/Bluffton, SC 29909

Mercy Regional Medical Center
Locum tenens
General anesthesia cases/OB
10103 Three Springs Blvd
Durango, CO 81301

San Juan Regional Medical Center
Staff care – locum tenens
General anesthesia cases/OB
801 W. Maple St.
Farmington, NM 87401

Comphealth
Locum tenens
Interventional and medication pain management
3720 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207

South Denver Anesthesia
National Anesthesia Services – locum tenens
General anesthesia cases
Affiliated with are Porter Adventist, Swedish, Sky ridge,
Castle rock, and Littleton hospitals, Denver, CO
General anesthesia at level 1 and level 2 trauma centers.

Mercy Regional Medical Center
Locum tenens.com – locum tenens
General anesthesia cases/OB , Level 3 trauma center
10103 Three Springs Blvd
Durango, CO 81301

CME University of Colorado CRASH course with anesthesia updates and review, along with ultrasound guided regional workshops. Vail, CO

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN – working with the anesthesia regional department acquiring additional training in ultrasound regional blocks

Jackson-Coker Associates, Locum-Tenens
Interventional Pain Medicine
The Florida Hospital/Medical Group of Tampa Bay
38011 Arbor Ridge Drive
Zephyrhills, FL 33540

Billings Anesthesiology, P.C.
Anesthesiology with acute and chronic pain management/interventional pain management

**Proficient in general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and regional pain management procedures for acute postoperative pain and for chronic pain.

Billings Anesthesiology, PC
The Billings Clinic
2800 10th Ave. N.
PO Box 37000
Billings, MT 59101

Vail Valley Emergency Physicians-Urgent Care
181 West Meadow Drive
Vail, CO 81657
(970) 569-3600

Colorado Mountain Medical, P.C.
Internal Medicine
181 West Meadow Drive, Suite 500
Vail, CO 81657
(970) 476-7600

PAST RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
1998 National Jewish Research Center, Denver, CO
Performed investigational therapy for multidrug-resistant tuberculous and meningitis.

Applied pharmacokinetics to the study of intrathecal fluoroquinolone effects and effectiveness on persistent tuberculous meningitis.

1990 – 1992 Staff Electrophysiologist, Department of Ophthalmology. Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Conducted all electroretinograms, electro-oculograms, and visual evoked potentials at the Emory Eye Clinic. Ophthalmic research focused on the use of electroretinography in the evaluation of late stage retinopathy of prematurity.

HOSPITAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Clinical (Volunteer) Faculty, involved in the training of internal medicine residents in elective rotations, March 2002 – July 2003.

Vail Valley Medical Center, Vail, CO
Member, Medical Executive Committee, June 2000 – July 2003
Chairman, Credentials Committee

Speaker on the topic of osteoporosis prevention and treatment, Women’s Health Fair, Marriott Resort, 2000.

Performed free breast cancer screenings for the indigent female population.

Snowboard Outreach Society, Avon, CO
Volunteer work with children’s involvement in the assistance of the needy.

Vail Valley Charitable Fund, Vail, CO
Worked on the Vail Undressed Calendar and associated activities, which serves to raise funds for Eagle County patients with unexpected catastrophic medical costs.

Meet the Wilderness, Vail, CO
Assisted in raising funds for programs allowing children with disabilities and behavioral problems to experience challenges of outdoor activities.

World Cup Mountain Biking Championships, Vail, CO
Assisted in medical screens for athletes participating in events.

Salvation Army Homeless Clinic, Augusta, GA
Volunteered time and clinical expertise in treating homeless patients in the Augusta area.

PRESENTATIONS/AWARDS
Novel Treatment Using Prolotherapy in a Nonacute Nondisplaced Rib Fracture. Presented orally at the annual Gulf Atlantic Anesthesia Resident Conference, February 2004, Miami, FL.

Multidrug-resistant Tuberculous Meningitis: Novel Treatment with Intrathecal Levofloxacin and Amikacin – A Case Report.
Presented orally at the annual meeting of the national chapter of the American College of Physicians/American Board of Internal
Medicine, April 1999, New Orleans, LA, and again at Internal
Medicine Grand Rounds, May 1999, at the University of
Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Presented in part at the 29th World Conference of International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Global Congress on Lung Health, Bangkok, Thailand, November 1998.

Abstract awarded First Place in the resident competition at the annual meeting of the American College of Physicians/American Board of Internal Medicine, April 1999, New Orleans, LA.

Atypical Tick Paralysis.
Presented in part at the annual meeting of the national chapter of the American College of Physicians/American Board of Internal Medicine, April 1998, San Diego, CA, and at the annual meeting
of the local chapter of the American College of Physicians, June
1998, Denver, CO.

Electroretinographic Findings in Stage 5 Retinopathy of Prematurity After Retinal Reattachment.
Presented in part at the annual meeting of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, February 1992, Maui, HI.

PUBLICATIONS
Cherry TA, Lamer TJ, Tiede J, and Wharen R. Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain. – currently in process of submission to the Mayo Clinical Proceedings.

Berning S, Iseman M, and Cherry T. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculous Meningitis: Novel Treatment with Intrathecal Levofloxacin and Amikacin – A Case Report. Clinical Infectious Disease, 1999.

Cherry TA, Lambert SR, and Capone, Jr. A. Electroretinographic Findings In Stage 5 Retinopathy of Prematurity After Retinal Reattachment. Retina 1995, 15:21-24.

CERTIFICATIONS (ACTIVE)
Basic Life Saving (BLS) – current; expires 3/2016
Advanced Cardiac Life Saving (ACLS) – current; expires 3/2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Society of Anesthesiology
American Academy of Pain Medicine
Montana Medical Society

PERSONAL INTERESTS
Snowboarding, horses, dogs, camping/outdoors, hiking, biking, Native American bead work, guitar and piano, gourmet cooking

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