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Adrian Blotner, MD is available to serve as an expert medical witness in cases involving chronic pain and related psychological / psychiatric issues. With board certification in both Pain Medicine and Psychiatry, Dr. Blotner brings a unique perspective to the understanding of functional capabilities and impairments that may be related to the incident in question, and how psychiatric / psychological and chronic pain issues can affect each other. He has served as a consultant to attorneys throughout the mid-south for complex cases dealing with these subjects, and is available to testify by deposition and in court. Dr. Blotner is recognized as Board Certified, Diplomate, in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. and Board Certified, Diplomate, in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine. In addition to his work as an expert witness, Dr. Blotner has been in private practice in pain medicine and psychiatry since 1988. He serves as Medical Director of the Stress Management for Chronic Pain Intensive Outpatient Program, which offers those suffering from chronic pain a unique combination of education, stress management, lifestyle adjustment, and non-medication techniques that are effective at reducing their physical pain as well as emotional suffering, improving their ability to function in their roles as parent and spouse, and improving the social, occupational, and leisure areas of their lives. Dr. Blotner is recognized as a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, an honorary designation by colleagues for achievement & commitment to excellence in clinical practice since 1988. He holds membership in numerous professional organizations, including Memphis Medical Society, Tennessee State Medical Society, American Medical Association, American Pain Society, West Tennessee Psychiatric Association, and American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Blotner’s training included an externship at Harvard Medical School through Massachusetts General Hospital. He received internship and residency training at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Bachelor of Science in Physiologic Psychology degree from Tulane University.

Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Clinical Professor

University of Tennessee Medical School

Medical Director

Stress Management for Chronic Pain Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Sep 2009Present

Fellow, American Psychiatric Association (FAPA)
Jan 1988Present


Adrian Blotner, MD, PC
Jul 1988Sep 2005

Clinical Professor

Louisiana State University Medical School


Aug 1980May 1984


Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Aug 1976May 1980


Tulane University