Dr. John Brendel, MD

Dr. John Brendel, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o

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Dr. John Brendel, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Rice Lake, WI. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.Read his story

Interventional Pain Specialists

2021 Cenex Dr Unit J

Rice Lake, WI 54868
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Top Care Areas


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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Steroid Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Brendel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brendel "Dr. John K. Brendel is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine Specialist serving the Rice Lake area for more than 20 years. Dr Brendel is experienced in Discography, Epidural Steroid Injections and Nonsurgical Repair of Herniated Disc Pain. He is a professional member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the International Spinal Injection Society and the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Dr. John K. Brendel was also awarded the Exceptional Service Award of Excellence. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians International Spinal Injection Society American Academy of Pain Medicine American Society of Anesthesiology AWARDS & ACCOLADES Exceptional Service Award of Excellence "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brendel "Interventional pain management is a medical specialty dedicated to the precise diagnosis and treatment of pain. At IPSW, our approach is unique because we address all of the factors that can affect how you experience and cope with chronic pain – including physical causes and emotional, relational and financial influences."


  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain


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  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Residency - Anesthesiology - University of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brendel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brendel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brendel to family and friends
based on 110 total reviews (102 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (110)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Brendel's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (102)

The office staff was very helpful and caring. Dr. Brendel could not have been nicer, explained every part of the procedure and what the next step was. was concerned about my INR and what the plan was for the next step. Again the staff was great and went above and beyond to help and explain even...more
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I was very satisfied with my procedure.
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I appreciate the one on one time to discuss procedures and listen to questions
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always worthwhile excellent care,
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was treated very good and was informed of the procedure so I knew what was going on. felt at ease the time I was here. Thanks for making me feel at ease
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Amery Hospital and Clinic
265 Griffin St E
Amery, WI 54001
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Cumberland Memorial Hospital and Extended Care
1110 7th Ave
Cumberland, WI 54829
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Hudson Hospital
405 Stageline Rd
Hudson, WI 54016
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Lakeview Medical Center
1700 W Stout St
Rice Lake, WI 54868
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