Dr. John Wages, MD

Dr. John Wages, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Wages, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Cedar Park, TX. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

351 Cypress Creek Rd Ste 201

Cedar Park, TX 78613

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas


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Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia


Read More


  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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.


  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • New Hanover Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Med College Georgia Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Tennessee Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wages has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wages' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wages to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Wages' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
Leander, TX |
Cold. Doesn't listen. Pre determined treatment no matter what the consequences are.
Cedar Park, TX |
The review from Sara is obviously from his office. Anyone who ever saw this quack knows he should not be a doctor.
in Austin |
This guy is just like everyone on here says hes is not good at all i would never spend 1 dollar on this guy hes acted like i was there for pills like i was a drug addict when i told him i needed help" he said do you need me to get you in drug rehab " thats not the help i need i need help to fix my problem with pain not more pills i would never go to him and if you read this take my word for it .. Do not see him wasted my time and my money .
in Cedar Park, TX |
Been a patient of APA for 2+ years, met John one time and it was like he truly didn't care about my health issues but rather saw me as a pill hound. Was drug tested a lot during my time with APA which is understandable and necessary but always took my meds as prescribed. Wages did his UDA on me and never saw him after that but they changed the policy and now send it out and charge your insurance. Got a big bill in the mail and was treated so poorly by APA Billing staff I am never going back.
in Austin, TX |
I have to admit, once I was scheduled and read some reviews, a little part of me worried. But, I believe now my suspicions were correct that the bad reviews were likely drug-seeking people who didn't get what they wanted. I came to see Dr. Wages wanting help finding answers about my pain, and I couldn't have been more impressed. He sat down and explored my history with me and the different possible causes and possible treatments. I greatly appreciated his thoughtfulness and expertise.
in Cedar Park, TX |
Dr. Wages, doesn't lesson to his patients, and likes to do the more expensive medical treatment. And will up and leave and have a nurse finish the office visit. When you have a drug Urien test done the windows or always full makes you wonder how safe the test are they do.
in Leander, TX |
Dr. Wages clearly does not care about his patients, his staff or how he does business. He has a track record of only being available for the first appointment and then pushing the heavy lifting onto his clinical staff who are not always given the tools to help patients. he makes 0 exceptions and runs his clinic out of a 1960's textbook. He has a lack of empathy and logical reasoning. LITERALLY ANY DR IS BETTER!!!!
Austin, TX |
I would never ever recommend Dr. wages to anyone in pain.
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Dr. Wages accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Wages has admitting privileges

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3003 Bee Caves Rd
Austin, TX 78746
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