Dr. John Michels Jr, MD

Dr. John Michels Jr, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. John Michels Jr, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.Read his story

8222 Douglas Ave Ste 890

Dallas, TX 75225

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Self Pay
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 91% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 82% of peers
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Michels Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Michels Jr "Dr. Michels is a former First Round Draft Choice and Super Bowl Champion with the Green Bay Packers. After a knee injury ended his NFL career, Dr. Michels decided to go to medical school to prevent injury from stealing others' passions. Dr. Michels focus is on using minimally invasive procedures, physical therapy, life-style changes, and non-narcotic, non-addictive medications to help people get back to living out their passions pain free. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Michels Jr "An injury stole my ability to live out my dream of playing in the NFL. The focus of my practice is to enable people to live out their passions, pain free. "

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Radiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*

24  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Michels Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michels Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michels Jr to family and friends
23 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Michels Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Dr. John Michels is the most effective and caring doctor I have ever encountered. I was suffering from periformus syndrome which caused severe nerve pain stemming from my lower back down both legs. Not only were four previous doctors unable to help me, but they were unable to even properly...more
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Dr Michels was recommended by my neurologist and I can't say enough good things about him. He is very caring, compassionate but most of all listens to what you're experiencing. He performed an epidural injection on me and it has helped the pain. He is a very good doctor and I would highly...more
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Experiencing pain on a daily basis, is no walk in the park. This Doctor is amazing, he understands your concerns and incredibly knowledgeable about helping you through the process. Most of all he is extremely personable and listens as though you are his only patient.. I cannot say enough praises...more
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Highly recommend Dr. Michels. He and his staff are very courteous and go beyond what I expect from a doctor to make sure you are being taken care of. Explained everything in detail and was a great listener to all of my concerns and was able to answer them in a language I understand! He has...more
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Dr. Michaels is awesome! From his bed side manor, to his physicians skills. coming from a pro football career and dealing with a career ending knee injury he knows first hand what it is like to live with pain. The guy flat out gets it. He is the only doctor in 30 plus years of dealing with severe...more
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