Brian J. Goentzel, MD

Brian J. Goentzel, MD

Pain Management
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
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Brian Goentzel, MD, is an anesthesiologist specializing in interventional pain management with Ascension Via Christi in Wichita, Kansas. He focuses on diagnosis and chronic pain treatments for arthritis, low back pain, joint pain, post-surgery pain and more. Treatments may include minimally invasive surgery, injections, medications, spinal cord stimulation, nerve ablation and more.  

Specific treatment options in Wichita include: 
  • Basivertebral nerve ablation (Intracept® procedure)
  • Dorsal root ganglion stimulation
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Indirect spinal decompression (Vertiflex™ procedure)
  • Minimally invasive lumbar decompression (MILD® procedure)
  • Percutaneous SI joint stabilization
  • Vertebral augmentation (vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, and SpineJack® system)
  • Discography
  • Radiofrequency neurolysis
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Joint injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Nerve blocks (peripheral and sympathetic)
  • Trigger point injections 

Our care team starts your appointment by listening to understand you and your health concerns. We provide diagnostic tests and imaging onsite for your convenience. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you. Dr. Goentzel specializes in controlling pain symptoms to help your body heal. 

In his spare time, Dr. Goentzel enjoys spending time with his family and favorite hobbies include college football, traveling and preparing BBQ on his smoker.
Meet Brian J. Goentzel, MD



  • University of Oklahoma


  • Texas A&M University College Of Medicine


  • Texas A&M University College Of Medicine


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Via Christi St. Francis
  • Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph


  • The American Board of Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology
  • The American Board of Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine
Professional Statement
Dr. Goentzel is a board-certified interventional pain management specialist.
- Brian J. Goentzel, MD
Why Ascension
Ascension doctors are committed to getting to know you. They take time for real back-and-forth conversations with you so they can understand all aspects of you and your life. Because great care starts with seeing your whole picture.
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