Dr. Rodney Jones

A Wichita native, Dr. Jones is a private practice interventional pain management physician with nearly 30 years of experience in the field. He is an international Master Instructor for the Spine Intervention Society, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the KU Department of Anesthesiology, and Vice President of the Kansas Spine Institute.

Dr. Jones attended medical school at the University of Iowa, graduating from the Carver College of Medicine in 1982.

He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Kansas College of Medicine in 1985.

Dr. Jones is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and holds Added Qualifications in Pain Management from the ABA.

He has experience in Addiction Medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).


Added Qualifications:

Pain Management, American Board of Anesthesia(2015)

Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice: Word Institute of Pain and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians(0108)

Fellow: American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians

Diplomat: American Board of Addiction Medicine

Dr. Jones is a Master Instructor for the Spine Intervention Society (SIS) instructing nationally and internationally on interventional spinal procedures including spinal cord stimulator and intrathecal drug infusion pump implant.

He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Kansas at Wichita.

Dr. Jones served as an advisor to the American Medical Association Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) for The International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) regarding interventional pain procedure payment recommendations to the Center for Medicare Services (CMS).


  • SIS Advanced Lumbar Bio–Skills Lab, Instructor, Denver, May 2018
  • SIS Radio–Frequency Bio Skills Lab, Course Director, Phoenix, January 2018
  • SIS Lumbar Procedures Bio–Skills Lab Instructor, Downers Grove, IL September 2017
  • ASIPP Vertebral and Sacral Augmentation Review Course and Hands on Cadaver Workshop June 16–17, 2017
  • Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting San Francisco,  Presenter July 2017
  • SIS Neurostimulation Procedures Lab, Course Director, San Francisco, July 2017
  • SIS Lumbar Procedures Bio–Skills Lab, Instructor, Phoenix, February 2017
  • SIS Cervical Procedures Bio–Skills Lab Instructor, Tampa September 2016
  • Spine Intervention Society, Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, Presenter 7/2016
  • AIHS, Advanced InterventionalHead and Neck Procedures, Chicago 5/2016
  • ACLS Certification, 4/2016SIS, Cervical Bio–Skills Lab (Instructor), Phoenix 4/2016
  • SIS, Neurostimulation Bio–SkillsLab (Course Director) Tampa 3/2016
  • SIS, Radio–Frequency Bio–Skills Lab (Instructor) Tampa 1/2016
  • ISIS, Radiofrequency Procedures Bio Skills (Instructor) Las Vegas, 3/2015
  • ISIS Lumbar Procedures Bio–Skills Lab (Instructor), 1/2015
  • ISIS Radiofrequency Procedures Bio–Skills Lab (Moderator) Baltimore, 10/2014
  • ISIS Comprehensive Procedures Bio–Skills Lab (Instructor), Las Vegas 9/2014
  • ISIS ASM, Neuromodulation (Instructor)7/2014
  • ISIS Instructor Academy Bio–Skills 3/2014
  • ISIS Radiofrequency Procedures Bio Skills (Instructor) Phoenix, 3/2014
  • ISIS Lumbar Procedures Bio–Skills Lab (Instructor) Long Beach, 1/2014
  • ISIS Cervical Procedures Bio–Skills Lab (Instructor) Rhode Island, 8/2013
  • ISIS Neurostimulation and Intrathecal Spinal Pumps Lab (Instructor) 5/2013
  • ISIS Radio Frequency Procedures Lab (Instructor) New Orleans, 4/2013
  • ISIS Lumbar Procedures Bio–Skills (Instructor) Phoenix, 1/2013
  • ASIPP, Board Review (Instructor), Denver 2012
  • ABIPP, Board Examiner,2012
  • ISIS Neurostimulation and Intrathecal Spinal Pumps Lab (Instructor) 7/2012
  • ISIS, Lumbar Radiofrequency Procedures Bio–Skills (Instructor) New Orleans, 3/2012
  • ISIS Lumbar Procedures (Instructor), Denver 2012
  • ISIS Cervical Procedures (Instructor), Las Vegas 2/2012
  • ASIPP, Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop (Instructor), Phoenix 2012
  • ABIPP, Board Examiner 2011
  • ASIPP,Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop (Instructor), Memphis November 2011
  • ABIPP, Board Examiner 2010
  • ISIS Cervical Procedures 2010
  • ISIS Phase I Lumbar Procedures, (Instructor) 2010
  • ISIS Neuromodulation Workshop, Salt Lake (Instructor) 2010
  • ISIS Phase I lumbar procedures, Chicago (Instructor) 2009
  • AMA RUC Advisor for ISIS,three per year Chicago and Phoenix 2008, 2009, 2010
  • ASIPP Controlled Substance Management Certification
  • ISIS Neuromodulation Workshop, Whistler Canada (Instructor), 2/2008
  • ISIS Advanced Discography Workshop 2008
  • ISIS Radio Frequency Ablation Workshop (Instructor) 2008
  • ISIS Phase II, Lumbar spine and Discography Workshop 2007
  • ASIPP Coding and Medication Seminar 2007
  • Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice Exam, Memphis, TN March, 2004
  • Interventional Pain Medicine Review, Memphis TN, March 2004
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Recertification in Pain Medicine, Sept. 2003



  • Chairman, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Anesthesia Liaison Committee, Kansas
  • Board Examiner: American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology UKSM –Wichita
  • Director at Large, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Vice President: Kansas Spine Institute, LLC


  • Education Committee, Spine Intervention Society
  • Instructor Development Committee, Spine Intervention Society
  • Annual Scientific Meeting Committee, Spine Intervention Society
  • Contractor Advisory Committee, Center for Medicare Services, Kansas, Nebraska, Western Missouri
  • Kansas Medical Society –Committee on Impairment and Advocacy
  • CMS Carrier Advisor Committee (CAC).


Past Committees and Positions of Mention

  • AMA-RUC advisory committee representing ISIS
  • ISIS Socioeconomic and Standards committees Past President and Executive Director, Kansas Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Chair-Rehabilitation/Pain Management Liaison Committee, Kansas Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Chair-Department of Anesthesiology, St. Francis Hospital, Wichita, Kansas
  • Medical Executive Committee –Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, Wichita
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine –Anesthesiology Medical Specialties Committee
  • Medical Society of Sedgwick County –Medical-Legal Committee
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Occupational Health of Operating Room Personnel, Adjunct Member

Do KH, Ahn SH, Jones RL et al. “A New Sacroiliac Joint Injection Technique and ItsShort-Term Effect on Chronic Sacroiliac Region Pain”, Pain Medicine 2016: 17:1809-13 

Baek SO, Jones RL et al.“Changes in Deep lumbar stabilizing muscle thickness by transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation in patients with low back pain.” J Back Musculoskelet Rehab, 2016

Kim SY, Jones RL et al. “The effects of transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation on the activation of deep lumbar stabilizing muscles of patients with lumbar degenerative kyphosis.” J Phys Ther Sci 2016: 28(2): 399-406

Tak HJ, Jones RL et al. “Clinical evaluation of transforaminal epidural steroid injection in patients with gadolinium enhancing spinal nerves associated with disc herniation.” 2015: Pain Physician 18(2): E177-185

Lee AY, Jones RL et al. “Pelvic floor muscle contraction and abdominal hollowing during walking can selectively activate local trunk stabilizing muscles.” J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 2016: 29(4): 731-739 

Ahn SH, Jones RL, et al. Activations of Deep Lumbar Stabilizing Muscles by Transcutaneous Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of Lumbar Paraspinal Regions. Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2014

Chapter Author: “Lennard: Pain Procedures In Clinical Practice, 3/e” (Chapter 41) Spinal Cord Stimulation and Implanted Drug Infusion,


Jones RL, Landers MH. A rare case of paraplegia complicating a lumbar epidural infiltration. Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 54:270 (2011) Letter to Editor 

Landers MH, Jones RL. Has the first case of “Air Myelopathy Following a Cervical Epidural Injection” occurred? Pain Medicine. In the press.

Chapter Co-Author: “Lumbar Spinal Neuroaxial Procedures”, Interventional Pain Management: Image-Guided Procedures with DVD, 2nd Edition, P.Prithvi Raj, Churchill Livingstone, 2008 

The Diagnosis of Intrathecal Pump Failure, Rodney Jones, M.D., Patrice Rawlins, ARNP, Pain Physician, July 2005–Vol. 8, Issue 3

Occipital Nerve Stimulation Using a Medtronic Resume II Electrode Array, Rodney L. Jones, M.D., Pain Physician. 2003:6:507-508

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Steven R. Geisler, M.D., Rodney L. Jones, M.D. March 1993, Kansas Medicine

Dr. Jones enjoys skydiving, farming, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Rodney Jones - Wichita, KS