behind the voice of pain management

Dr. Chad Stephens is a leader in all aspects of pain management and sports medicine, and is a nationally recognized expert in concussion and migraine management.

He has dedicated his career to helping patients determine the true source of their pain and creating customized plans designed to return patients to their normal, active lives.

Dr. Stephens believes in the power of leading-edge technology, science and medicine.

For example, he is an early adopter of innovative and life-changing procedures such as SphenoCath, a minimally invasive solution for migraine sufferers, and TenJet, a minimally-invasive procedure for tendon pain and injuries.

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Education & Experience

After earning his medical degree from Des Moines University, Dr. Stephens completed an internship and residency in family medicine at John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas.

He was an inaugural member of the first sports medicine fellowship at the same institution where he learned primary care orthopedics, sports medicine and basic pain management skills. He then joined a large multispecialty orthopedic group in Indiana, where he gained valuable hands-on experience.

Dr. Stephens returned to Texas to participate in an advanced pain fellowship at John Peter Smith Hospital. In 2014, he joined Noble Pain Management and Sports Medicine and is now President.

A seasoned speaker at national and international healthcare and educational conferences on innovative concussion and migraine management concussion, migraine and all aspects of sports and interventional pain medicine, Dr. Stephens teaches not only didactic sessions but also how to perform multiple interventional pain procedures to other doctors around the country. He has provided expert opinions on numerous radio and TV stations throughout the country. He is a regular Fox News contributor.


He generously volunteers his time, knowledge and expertise through frequent medical mission trips to Nicaragua and Africa. He is the team physician at the Liberty Christian High School in Argyle, Texas.

Dr. Stephens values spending time with his wife and four children, and he enjoys all sports and working out.

Dr. Chad is ridiculously awesome.
— Person