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John Michels, M.D.

Dr. John Michels, M.D.

Dr. Michels is a former First Round Draft Choice and Super Bowl Champion with the Green Bay Packers. After an injury ended his NFL career, Dr. Michels was accepted to the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine where he went on to become a Dean's list scholar and a member of the medical school admissions committee.

After medical school, Dr. Michels went to Baylor College of Medicine where he completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology. He then went to UC Irvine where he completed an ACGME accredited multi-disciplinary fellowship in Interventional Pain Management. He is double board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Pain Medicine

Dr. Michels' passion is to use minimally invasive image guided procedures to help minimize pain and restore function so that people can live their lives to the fullest.


Dr. John Michels is awarded as a Texas Rising Star by Super Doctors 2017

Dr. John Michels is awarded as a Texas Rising Star by Super Doctors seen in Texas Monthly second year in a row. By strict selection process he is listed as one of the states top providers in his field. He expresses great honor and gratitude for being selected for this award.


Education and Professional Training

ACGME Accredited Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management
University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA

Diagnostic Radiology Residency
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Transitional Internship
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Doctor of Medicine
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor of Arts
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certifications

Diplomat, American Board of Radiology

Diplomat, American Board of Pain Medicine


Authorized User of Nuclear Medicine

State of Texas Medical License

State of California Medical License

DEA and DPS certification

ACLS and BLS certification

Honors and Awards

All Pac-10 Conference 1st Team Football

1st Round Draft Choice (27th Pick) Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers Rookie of the Year 1996

NFC Champion (1996 and 1997)

Super Bowl XXXI Champion

Professional Societies

North American Neuromodulation Society

Texas Pain Society

California Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Radiological Society of North America

American College of Radiology

American Roentgen Ray Society

National Football League Alumni Association

National Football League Retired Players Association