Phaythoune Chothmounethinh

Career Story: 

During 2009-2010 (first year after residency/fellowship), worked in wellness clinic which included an osteopathic physician, chiropractor, acupuncturist, and massage therapists at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Inner Harmony- Mercy Hospital (Scranton, PA). Started nutritional counseling and exercise programs with a fitness center in Scranton, PA at that time.July 2010 present. Staff physician at Covenant Family Practice and Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Will be developing an acupuncture service within current primary care practice.

Favorite Recreational Activity: 

Hiking and reading

Favorite Memory from Residency: 

Being part of a program that supported exploring complementary therapies (I was able to complete acupuncture for physicians program as a resident) and working with faculty who are passionate about how lifestyle and community impact health. And, of course, being able to hike in the canyons in Tucson.

Personal Story: 

Engaged. (The rest of my family now want to live in AZ after visiting me during residency).