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Brian J Goentzel, MD

Pain Management
Texas A and M University 2015 (Fellowship), Texas A and M University 2013 (Residency), University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 2009 (Medical School)
Board certifications: 
American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine)
Year joined Via Christi: 

Hometown: Wichita, Kansas

First job: A clothing store in Town West Mall. 

What I like most about Wichita: Being close to my friends and family

Hobbies and interests: I enjoy reading for pleasure, playing guitar, University of Oklahoma and Tabor College football, traveling, and most of all, preparing BBQ on my smoker. 

Not too many people know that ... I sang in my high school choir and played college football.

Just once I would like to: Fly an airplane

I just can't resist: My wife's home made carrot cake

What I am most proud of: Serving my family as a husband and father

Why I chose a career in medicine: I wanted to utilize the gifts that God blessed me with to help others. 

Most rewarding thing about being a doctor: Helping patients improve their health and inspiring them to make positive live choices. 

Best piece of advice for patients: Take an active role in your health.

One word that describes me: Passionate