The Novocur team members are true professionals dedicated to the pursuit of knocking out pain fast! Meet the Novocur team.
Dr. Alex Bigham, CEO
Alex Bigham, DC is CEO of Novocur Pain Management Clinics. Dr. Bigham has over 18 years of health care experience in private practice and Ambulatory Surgical Center settings. Dr. Bigham’s goal, when he opened the first Novocur Pain Management Clinic in 2005, was to offer the most advanced treatment options in a concierge type practice without the concierge price tag. Dr. Bigham appears frequently on local TV and radio programs to discuss the latest in Pain Management or related health topics.
Dr. Kendrick Thomas – Medical Director
Dr. Kendrick Thomas has a unique perspective of pain management in that he was a patient before become a physician. As a teenager, he underwent two spinal surgeries that lead to progressive and severe low back pain in his late 20’s. He sought and found relief of his pain with some of the same interventional techniques that he uses today in his practice. The pain relief that he experienced was so profound and life changing that he decided to become a pain physician.
He completed his Anesthesiology residency at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he received specialized training 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.
Beth Andrews – Practice Administrator
Beth Andrews joined Novocur in 2015 as Practice Administrator. After completing her studies at the University of Phoenix in Business Management, Beth has enjoyed working in the healthcare field since 1997. Beth has experience managing all aspects of a medical practice and facilities, from day-to-day operations to overseeing patient care. A transplant from North Carolina, Beth enjoys Arizona’s outdoor activities, including running, hiking, camping, and horseback riding. Since joining our practice she is actively pursuing her Master’s Degree in Business. Beth’s goal is to deliver the highest level of satisfaction to patients as well as referring providers, clients, and vendors of Novocur.
Destiny Hudson – Patient Care Coordinator
Destiny joined the Novocur team in August of 2015 as our Patient Care Coordinator. She has 4 years of experience in the health care field specializing in patient care and looks forward to many more. Destiny will be the person who handles your scheduling needs, verifies your insurance benefits, and answers your preliminary treatment option questions. It is her goal to provide you with a comfortable and positive experience starting with your very first call to Novocur.
Brittney Robson – Senior Billing Specialist
Brittney has been working in the healthcare industry for over five years, specializing in insurance billing and collections. She believes it is her goal to maximize the patient’s benefits leaving them little to no out-of-pocket costs. Brittney is very knowledgeable with each insurance company, and ensures all billing matters are handled appropriately and efficiently. It is her duty to ensure the financial experience at Novocur is hassle-free from start to finish.
Novocur Pain Management Physicians
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 in 2013 and 2014. The poll was performed by Ranking Arizona, the largest public opinion poll in Arizona, which is published by the Arizona Business Magazine.
Provide fast acting and long lasting pain relief to our patients. We know our patients are suffering and it’s our mission to knock your pain out as quickly as possible so you can get back to the important stuff in life!
Deliver cutting edge treatments in state-of-the-art facilities by the most highly trained board certified or board eligible physicians available in the state of Arizona. Novocur is proud to be one of the only accredited pain management organizations in the state of Arizona. (Accredited by AAAHC)
Novocur strives for seamless coordination of your care with other top professionals in the community to take advantage of a superior multidisciplinary approach to your treatment.
Always treat our patients with respect and provide a concierge level of professionalism and treatment without the concierge price tag. Novocur patients will always have continuity of care with the same provider. Your Novocur provider will always be a pain specialist doctor versus the midlevel provider you will see at any of our competitors. We believe you deserve the highest level of treatment every time you visit a Novocur facility.