John L Pappas, MD

I encourage everyone -- including myself -- to live healthy!


Pain Management

Beaumont Affiliation

Royal Oak

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Years in Practice




Special Services

Compression Fracture Therapies
Epidural Therapies
Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems for Spasticity and Cancer Pain Syndromes
Joint and Trigger Point Injections
Nerve Blocks, Sympathetic Nerve Blocks and Neurolysis
Percutaneous Disc Decompression Technique
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Spinal Cord Stimulation

Clinical Interests

Back and Neck Pain, Disc Disease, Failed Back Surgery
Cancer or Cancer Therapy Related Pain
Cervicogenic Headache and Occipital Neuralgia
Chest Wall Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Also Known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)
Facet Syndrome
Intractable Angina
Ischemic Pain from Peripheral Vascular Disease
Nerve Entrapment
Peripheral Neuropathy
Phantom Limb or Stump Pain
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Spinal Stenosis


Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (1991)


Beth Israel Hosp/Harvard Med Sch, Anesthesiologic Services


Beth Israel Hosp/Harvard Med Sch, Pain Management

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology-Pain Medicine
American Board of Anesthesiology

Please confirm physician participates with your insurance plan when scheduling an appointment.

  • Aetna - EPO, POS, PPO
  • Beaumont Employee Health Plan - PPO
  • Blue Care Network - HMO
  • Blue Choice - PPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of MI - PPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of MI - Traditional
  • Blue Preferred Plus
  • Cigna Preferred HAP - EPO, POS, PPO
  • Cofinity - EPO, POS, PPO
  • First Health/CCN - PPO
  • HAP PHP (Preferred Health Plan)- POS, PPO
  • Health Alliance Plan (HAP) - POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • McLaren Health Plan - HMO
  • McLaren Health Plan - POS, PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid-McLaren - HMO
  • Medicaid-Midwest Health Plan - HMO
  • Medicaid-PriorityHealth - PPAP
  • Medicaid-ProCare Health Plan - PPAP
  • Medicare
  • Medicare-BCN Advantage - HMO
  • Medicare-CoventryCares Medicare Dual Complete
  • Medicare-HAP Alliance Medicare - PPO
  • Medicare-HAP Senior Plus (Medicare Advantage)
  • Medicare-Humana Medicare - PFFS (Gold Choice)
  • Medicare-Humana Medicare - POS, PPO
  • Medicare-Plus Blue - PFFS
  • Medicare-Plus Blue - PPO
  • Medicare-Priority Health Medicare Advantage
  • Priority Health - HMO
  • Priority Health - PPO & Open Access
  • Total Healthcare - HMO
  • Total Healthcare - POS
  • TriCare Standard
  • United Health Care - EPO, POS, PPO
  • Worker's Compensation

Beaumont Center for Pain Medicine
1555 E South Blvd #220
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Phone: 248-267-5700

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Beaumont Center for Pain Medicine
4949 Coolidge Hwy
Royal Oak, MI 48073

Phone: 248-655-9600
Fax: 248-655-9590

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