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Welcome to Spine Pain Be Gone in San Antonio, TX!

Back Surgeon & Spine Surgeon located in San Antonio, TX

Dr. Guy Fogel, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., is a skilled, compassionate back and spine specialist and surgeon in San Antonio, TX, offering state-of-the-art care for patients suffering from diseases and injuries involving the back and neck. At Spine Pain Be Gone Clinic, Dr. Fogel uses the most advanced technology and techniques, including minimally-invasive procedures, to diagnose and treat an array of issues, including back pain, neck pain, neuropathy, arthritis of the back and neck, herniated discs, radiculopathy, sciatica and pinched nerves.

Dr. Fogel earned his medical degree at the University of New Mexico, completing his residency at Mayo Clinic and a spine fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He maintains active memberships in several medical societies, including the North American Spine Society, the Texas Spine Society, the Texas Orthopedic Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Fogel has extensive experience in minimally-invasive procedures and nonsurgical treatment of spine-related problems, providing custom care solutions aimed at helping patients return to their normal activities. Dr. Fogel welcomes the opportunity to care for new patients, and Spine Pain Be Gone Clinic accepts most major medical insurance plans.

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May 1, 2023 

Dear Patients 

This letter announces my retirement from medicine as of June 1, 2023. It has been an honor and privilege to work with you for your spinal health. This will leave you in the hands of Christus Santa Rosa spinal physician partners. I am confident you will receive the quality of healthcare you have been provided with over the years.


George Galvan MD Neurosurgeon UTSA trained. Texas Neuro Spine, 2829 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229 Phone: (210) 951-9055 Appointments: &nsbp;

    • Sebastian Villarreal MD UTSA trained Neurosurgeon
    • Michelle Cecchini MD Washington University Seattle trained Brain and spinal Neurosurgeon.
    • Juanita Garces MD Spinal Deformity trained neurosurgeon.
    • Daniel Monsivais, MD Neurosurgeon coming from military this summer
    • Juan Padilla, MD Neurosurgeon working in New Braunfels


Anton Jorgeson MD Orthopedic Spine surgeon Rush Chicago fellowship. Ortho San Antonio 2833 Babcock Rd, Tower II, #435, San Antonio, TX 78229. Phone (210) 705-5060. Appointments  

These two groups are located in the medical towers at Christus Santa Rosa Medical center on Babcock Road. They also have offices in Westover Hills and east in New Braunfels. 

If you have questions about this transition or wish your records sent to a physician, please call the office 210-615-8600. 

I appreciate the opportunity you gave me to serve as your spine physician. 


Best Regards, 


Guy R. Fogel MD



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Spine Pain Be Gone

  • Back Neck and Spine Pain Stops Now


    Are you in need of back pain treatment? Looking for a back doctor in the San Antonio, TX area? Dr. Fogel of the Spine Pain Be Gone Clinic offers an alternative to traditional open back and neck surgeries. Utilizing world-class technologies and highly-advanced tools, Dr. Guy Fogel specializes with innovative minimally invasive spine surgery techniques for his patients.



    Common Conditions & Treatments


    Dr. Fogel offers his patients less painful and time-consuming surgical procedures as compared to traditional open back and neck surgeries, motion limiting fusion surgeries and artificial disc replacements.  He does this by utilizing the latest technologies and techniques for pain causing neck and back conditions through minimally invasive endoscopic procedures. 




Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "He is warm, friendly, courteous and polite. He takes his time and answers all your questions. He did a lumbar fusion on me and I have had no problems."

    Verified Patient
  • Demandforce

    "Dr. Fogel is the most caring Dr. I have ever met. He always takes the extra time to make sure I understand everything that is going on in my treatment."

    Elizabeth S.
  • Demandforce

    "The best doctor I ever met and his staff go way beyond expectations to try to help. Seeing him was the best thing I ever did."

    Ronald P.
  • Demandforce

    "Dr. Fogel's surgical procedure on my spine three years ago totally eliminated my back pain. I highly recommend Dr. Fogel to any one needing back pain relief."

    Luis J.
  • Demandforce

    "He is an awesome doc! I highly recommend Dr. Fogel. I can say that I have my life back and can do a lot of things that I couldn't do before my surgeries."

    Joanne G.
  • Demandforce

    "They do their utmost best to get their patients back to living as well and as actively as possible. You will not find a better spinal team!"

    Michele P.
  • Demandforce

    "Dr. Fogel is awesome! He was very clear on my diagnosis and his recommendation of the procedure that I needed to fix the problem in my spine."

    Jaclyn R.