CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Paul Christo, host of Aches and Gains on SiriusXM Radio, Family Talk 131 announced today that George Klein, one of Elvis's closest personal friends will be appearing as a guest on his show on January 11th, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EST preceded by Dr. Forrest Tennant from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. On January 18th, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST Dr. George Nichopoulos, Elvis's personal doctor, will be appearing followed by Dr. Forrest Tennant, pain specialist and defense witness for the criminal trial in 1981 of Dr. Nichopoulos, from 8:30 to 9 a.m. EST.
Listeners will get an extraordinary opportunity to learn about Elvis' health, personal life, and legacy. Dr. Christo and his guests will explore the pain Elvis endured during his life up to his untimely death in August of 1977.
"George Klein was a longtime personal friend of Elvis Presley from an early age, and hosts his own radio show on SiriusXM, Elvis Radio. Dr. Nichopoulos had first-hand knowledge of the pain Elvis endured during his adult life. Elvis fans around the world will recognize what would have been Elvis's 79th birthday on January 8th. We felt that this would be a great opportunity for fans to gain new insight into Elvis's pain, health, and lifestyle. It's a compelling show about one of the world's greatest entertainers," said Dr. Christo.
The broadcast can be heard on SiriusXM Radio, Family Talk Channel 131 Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. EST. Podcasts of the show will also be available on www.paulchristomd.com.
About Dr. Paul Christo
Dr. Paul Christo is one of America's foremost experts on relieving pain and currently serves as Associate Professor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Christo hosts Aches and Gains, the first talk show on overcoming pain that airs weekly on SiriusXM Radio.
Dr. Christo is a board-certified, Harvard-trained anesthesiologist and Hopkins-trained pain medicine specialist. He lectures internationally, serves on editorial boards, teaches, co-edited three textbooks on pain, and has published over 80 articles and book chapters on topics related to pain treatment.
He is widely consulted by the media and has appeared as a guest on Dr. Mehmet Oz's satellite radio show, The Balancing Act on Lifetime TV, NPR radio (The Diane Rehm Show and Talk of the Nation), Good Morning America Health, and Retirement Living Television's Healthline. He served as the pain expert for the live Web Chat series on Pain Management, hosted by the Tribune newspapers and Baltimore Sun. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Dr. Christo has also earned an MBA from The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in Health Care Management.
About George Klein
George Klein grew up in Memphis, TN and attended Humes High School where he became a close friend of Elvis Presley. Mr. Klein served as a groomsman in Elvis's wedding and Elvis served as best man in Klein's wedding. Mr. Klein would later serve as one of the pall bearers laying his close friend to rest. George was selected by Priscilla Presley to accept Elvis's award upon entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He appeared in eight of Elvis's movies and the film Route 66 and is a narrator, voice over performer, radio dj and television host. He is currently host of the SiriusXM radio show, Elvis Radio with George Kline on Elvis Radio, Sirius Channel 19 on Fridays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST.
About Dr. George Nichopoulos
Dr. George Nichopoulos, known as "Dr. Nick" was Elvis Presley's personal physician for over 10 years. He spent a lot of time with Elvis on the road and at Graceland, and became a father figure, confidant, and close friend.
About Dr. Forrest Tennant
Dr. Forest Tennant is an internist, endocrinologist, and addictionologist who specializes in the research and treatment of intractable pain. He is a former U.S. Army medical officer, public health physician, and professor at the UCLA School of Public Health. He has been the drug advisor to the NFL, the LA Dodgers, and NASCAR.
Tommy Pruitt, VP Communications
The Keynote Group
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