Dr. James Brunz, MD

Dr. James Brunz, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Brunz, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of South Dakota in 2001 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

810 E 23rd St

Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Contact Information

(605) 331-5890

Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthPartners
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas


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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Augustana College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • South Dakota State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of South Dakota
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Iowa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brunz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brunz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brunz to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Brunz's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

in Rock Rapids,Iowa
Dr Brunz is a doctor who spends time with you answering questions. Very knowledgeable and works with a great team of nurses etc.
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in Salem, SD
Dr. Brunz seemed to be very concerning of my ailments. He also explained things well. I realize I have lots of problems besides Arthritis & Scoliosis, but hope he can help me to get a little better quality life because of the pain that I continue to have.
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in Milbank, SD
Dr Brunz listened as I told him about the issues with my foot. He examined me and gave me several options. He answered all of my questions and he and his staff were very kind. I have had a significant reduction in pain. He scheduled a follow up visit as well as an MRI. I am confident he will get to...more
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in Anchorage, AK
Would never recommend this doctor, you never see him your always seeing his PA. Does not listen to patient. Try to make an appointment and is 3 months out.
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in Sioux Falls, SD
I would definitely recommend going to see Dr. Brunz. I have multiple areas of problems with my back. He truly cares about his patients. I have been getting trigger injections in back. He's great. In one return visit, my back is feeling quite a bit better. He is conscientious, caring and knows...more
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