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Meet Our Providers

The experienced providers at Pain Consultants of Arizona combine the latest in pain management technology with individualized attention and compassionate care for each patient. Our pain doctors have trained at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world, including Harvard Medical School, Mayo Clinic, and Stanford Medical Center. Learn more about our pain doctors and providers below.

J. Julian Grove, MD

Board-certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist

Dr. J. Julian Grove is a double-board-certified, fellowship-trained anesthesiologist and pain management specialist.

Dr. Grove received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts and his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, California and went on to complete a fellowship in interventional pain management at Harvard Medical School (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) in Boston, Massachusetts.

After completing his training, Dr. Grove began private practice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He relocated to Phoenix in the summer of 2007 and has been exclusively practicing chronic and acute pain management as a physician and partner at Pain Consultants of Arizona (formerly Arizona Center for Pain Relief).

Dr. Grove specializes exclusively in the treatment of patients with acute and chronic pain conditions, including cancer pain management. He performs a variety of spinal, peripheral, and joint injections, including radiofrequency ablation, kyphoplasty, and implantable techniques. He is a strong believer in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to pain management, which allows him to incorporate physical therapy modalities, medication management, and other non-invasive modalities, when appropriate.

Dr. Grove continues to be active in the medical community, serving as president of the Arizona Pain Society since 2011, and as secretary of the Arizona Society for Interventional Pain Physicians. Dr. Grove also lectures on a variety of topics related to pain management, both regionally and nationally.

In his spare time, Dr. Grove enjoys spending time with his wife Kelli and their three daughters, as well as playing tennis and squash.


Phoenix Magazine Top Doc (2008-2018)

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)

Compassionate Doctor Award – 5 Year Honoree (2014)

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)

Top 10 Doctor – State (2014)
Pain Medicine

Top 10 Doctor – City (2014)
Phoenix, AZ
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Top 10 Doctor – Metro Area (2014)
Phoenix Metro Area
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On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Peter Kubitz, DO

Board-certified Physiatrist and Pain Management Specialist


Dr. Kubitz was raised in Southern California and after completing his residency at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester Minnesota, he relocated to Arizona in 2005. At Pain Consultants of Arizona, he and his partners provide high quality, customized care for patients with acute and chronic pain.

Dr. Kubitz has received extensive training in the evaluation and management of painful spine and musculoskeletal disorders. He is double board certified by both the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He offers both medical and interventional pain treatments to his patients, including the using of cutting edge treatments such as spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation, and stem cell treatments. He also has extensive training in electrodiagnostic studies to aid in the diagnosis of peripheral nerve disorders, such as radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, and carpal tunnel syndrome.

Dr. Kubitz serves as Chairman of the Governing Board and Medical Director for Honor Health Pain Management Center. This is a unique ambulatory surgical center, specializing solely on providing state of the art pain management services to patients from all over the state of Arizona.

Outside of the office, Dr. Kubitz has been a participant in the HonorHealth Speakers’ Bureau for several years, where he speaks to community members, providing education about various painful conditions. Additionally, he has been an active participant and served on the executive board for the Arizona Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.


Phoenix Magazine Top Doc (2008-2015)

Patients' Choice Award (2012)

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

Top 10 Doctor – Metro Area (2014)
Phoenix Metro Area

Top 10 Doctor – State (2014)

On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Tony Bui, MD

Board-certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist

Dr. Tony Bui takes a highly interventional and multidisciplinary approach to pain management with his patients, utilizing the latest comprehensive advances. His interpersonal and clinical skills have proved to be effective in the management of acute and chronic pain patients. Dr. Bui is a firm believer in the individualization of therapeutic decisions by creating a patient-centered model of care, where the patient’s preferences play a fundamental role in the treatment process.

Dr. Bui is a passionate flamenco guitar player, a student in the art of being a DJ, and spends time seeking out the adventurous street foods his travels expose him to. It is this zest for life that helps him understand just how important it is to get his patients back to a more active and pain-free life.


Arizona State University – Undergraduate degree  

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Medical degree

Baylor College of Medicine – Anesthesia Residency

Mayo Clinic Scottsdale – Pain Medicine Fellowship


Brittany Jones, PA-C

Brittany Jones has been an integral part of Dr. J. Julian Grove’s team since she joined the practice in October 2010.

Brittany received her bachelor of science in biology at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, where she participated in mitochondrial research. In 2009 she graduated from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois with her master’s degree in medical science and physician assistant studies.

Brittany has been working as a certified physician assistant (PA-C) in pain management since graduating in 2009. She enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling.

Heather Chung, FNP-C

Heather Chung is a nurse practitioner (NP-C), certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, who works closely with Dr. Peter Kubitz & Dr. Julian Grove.  

Heather is from Washington state and moved to AZ in 2006. She graduated from University of Portland in 2006 and received her Masters in Nursing from Arizona State University in 2009.

She started in pain management in 2010 and have loved helping chronic pain patients since . My goal is to help improve patients quality of life and come up with a treatment plan to keep patients at their highest functioning level and one they are comfortable with . All areas of pain management interest me and specifics including back pain, neuropathy pain , joint pain , complex regional pain syndrome .

She is married with 2 kids and enjoys bike riding , hiking , going out to eat ,and spending time with her family .

Brian Cody, PA-C


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Elizabeth Colman, FNP-C


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