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With over two decades of professional medical expertise, Dr. John B. Adams offers patients access to state-of-the-art pain management, emphasizing a compassionate multidisciplinary approach to pain management utilizing precision injections, neuromodulation technology, physical therapy, clinical psychology and judicious use of medications including help with patients titrating off opiates (narcotic pain medications).

Dr. Adams is a fellowship trained board certified in pain management. His extensive credentials and professional qualifications include:

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
– Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Medicine 2004

Diplomate of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (DABIPP)

World Institute of PainFellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP)

Diplomate of American Board of Family Medicine (DABFM)

American Board of Independent Medical Examiners:
– Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME)

Interventional Pain Management Fellowship – Birmingham, AL 2003-2004

University of Alabama-Birmingham/Selma- Family Medicine Residency- 1997-99

Palmetto General Hospital – General Rotating Internship 1996-97

Nova Southeastern University- College of Osteopathic Medicine:
– Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- 1996

Nova Southeastern University- College of Osteopathic Medicine:
– Undergraduate Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine 1996

In addition to his credentials, Dr. Adams prides himself on his professionalism, compassion, confidence, expertise and medical innovation. Throughout his career, he has served in many professional and humanitarian roles. He has also received several awards throughout the years:

Medical Advisor: International Servants Mission- Belize

Special Medical Guest Speaker: Africa Life Youth Foundation, Uganda

America’s Most Compassionate Doctors Award: Dr. Adams has been recognized by his patients as one Of America’s most compassionate doctors in 2018, 2015, and 2010

Patient’s Choice Award: This award recognizes Dr. Adams as one of Mississippi’s favorite physicians in 2018 and 2015

On-Time Doctor Award: Dr. Adams’ has been recognized by his patients as having one of the shortest wait times. 2018

America’s Most Honored Professionals 2018 – Top 5%: 2018, 2017

Samuel J. Salman, DO Family Medicine Award: 1996

National Undergraduate Fellows Association-Vice President- 1994/95

UAAO- National Secretary/Treasurer 1994-95

Nova Southeastern University- College of Osteopathic Medicine:
Class Vice-President- 1991

1989-90 Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Fraternity

Scholastic All American Collegiate Award: 1985

Outstanding College Students of America: 1985

University of Georgia Bicentennial Scholarship: 1985

University of Georgia Alumni Scholarship: 1985

Dr. Adams maintains the most up to date medical knowledge through ongoing professional education and membership through the highest caliber of professional associations in the field of Interventional Pain Management.

Professional memberships:

Mississippi Medical Association
Spinal Intervention Society (SIS)
World Institute of Pain (WIP)
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME)
American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

Dr. Adams has been a part of Jackson (Mississippi’s) Neurosurgery Clinic since 2005. He continues to serve here in the full-time practice of interventional pain management.

Prior to joining the JNC team, Dr. Adams had a wide range of experience in multiple facets of medical practice which give him a unique skill set in addition to his expertise in the field of Interventional Pain Management.

Dr. Adams has served as a hospital Chief of Staff, emergency physician, rural family physician, medical missionary to Belize, and medical director for two hospice organizations.

Dr. Adams’ clinical focus is treating chronic spine and nerve pain. Interventional pain management options he uses to diagnose and manage these conditions include:

Always striving to stay at the forefront of innovation, Dr. Adams was the first physician in the state to utilize the CDS (Controlled Disc Stimulation) technology to help diagnose annular disc tears. He was also one of the first physicians in the state to utilize the Neurotherm Simplicity probe technology for the relief of the common but difficult problem of chronic sacroiliac joint pain.

Dr. Adams also serves internationally as the medical adviser and a treating physician for International Servants Christian Mission in Belize and Special Guest Medical Speaker for multiple Christian organizations throughout Uganda.

Office Hours

Mon-Fri : 8am - 5pm


1080 River Oaks Drive, Suite B-103
Flowood, MS 39232
United States
Phone: (601) 366-1011
Fax: (601) 932-6111

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