About us

About Novocur Pain Clinics


Novocur Pain Clinics is proud to provide state-of-the-art multidiscipline treatment at two contemporary locations that has been designed to achieve relief for you in the least invasive way.


As a boutique pain practice, we only see a select number of patients every day to ensure the most intimate care possible, and our providers are experts in their fields. We use the most modern and effective treatment methods to benefit you.


Here are some reasons why we are the best Arizona pain center for pain treatment:


  • We have treated thousands of work and auto injuries, failed back surgery, sports injuries, neurological problems, and complex injuries.


  • We offer regenerative medicine procedures including PRP therapy and stem cell procedures to avoid joint replacement.


  • Comprehensive, customized approach including: medication management, and nonsurgical interventional procedures for damaged spinal discs, nerve compression, sciatica, headaches, migraines, neck and back pain, arthritis pain and carpal tunnel syndrome.


  • Use of AMA Disability Guidelines for reporting.


  • Providing effective relief at two locations for auto and motorcycle accidents, work injuries, chronic pain, personal injuries, slips and falls, motorcycle injuries, failed surgery, arthritis and more.


Novocur’s physicians are double Board Certified or eligible in Pain Management and Anesthesiology.  Our facilities are Medicare Certified and Accredited by AAAHC to ensure you will receive the highest standards of care in Arizona.  These certifications require a higher practice and environmental standard, which translate to better and safer care for you or your loved one.


No matter what type of pain you suffer from, Novocur has a solution specifically for you.  We want to be your pain management provider.


Novocur was ranked one of Arizona’s Top Pain Management Facilities over the past few years. The poll was performed by Ranking Arizona, the largest public opinion poll in Arizona, which is published by the Arizona Business Magazine.

Meet Our Providers

Dr. Kendrick Thomas – M.D. Board Certified Anesthesia, Board Eligible Pain Management
Novocur Medical Director 


Dr. Thomas completed his Anesthesiology residency at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he received specializedtraining in regional anesthesia and pain medicine. He was awarded the Alon P. Winnie award for Excellence in Pain Medicine.


After residency he returned to Arizona for additional fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management with Arizona Pain Specialists where he was trained in the latest advanced interventional techniques. He is passionate about helping his patients return to and maintain an active lifestyle. Dr. Thomas treats a wide variety of painful conditions including spine and joint pain, abdominal and pelvic, neuropathic pain.


He uses techniques such as neuromodulation, radiofrequency ablation, and regenerative therapies like Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) and stem-cell therapies.


Dr. Brandon Gough – M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon


Dr. Brandon Gough, noted orthopedic surgeon, is now seeing patients in the Novocur Scottsdale location. Dr. Gough specializes in total knee and hip replacements as well as partial knee replacements.


Dr. Gough has extensive experience using micro-invasive surgical approaches as well as robotic surgery. His addition to the Novocur practice is a huge gain for Novocur patients as he is the most sought after orthopedic surgeon for joint replacement in the Valley. Dr. Gough’s addition to the Novocur practice gives our patients convenient access to an orthopedic surgeon on site with much shorter wait time for an appointment.


He completed his general orthopedics residency and internship at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita. He is also fellowship trained in hip and knee reconstruction surgery.


Same day appointments available and no out of pocket cost for work or auto accidents!