Our Staff

Dr. McCauley
Dr. Michael J. McCauley has been practicing pain management and general anesthesia in the East Valley for over thirty years. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology and an active member of the International Spinal Injection Society, American Academy of Pain Management, Arizona Society of Anesthesiologists and the Association Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He completed his studies and finished his internship and residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Following this he moved the Phoenix and has been practicing here ever since. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic spinal procedures at the Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital and Banner Desert Surgery Center.

James Bigham PA-C
James Bigham is a Physician Assistant who has been with the practice since September, 2013. He sees both current and new patients of the pain clinic and oversees the medical management of his patients and performs therapeutic injections. He received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and completed his studies at Saint John’s University in New York. James is NCCPA board certified and holds a Physician Assistant license in Arizona. James comes to Dr. McCauley’s practice from Stamford, CT, where he moved with his family to the Phoenix area.

Meet our team at McCauley Pain Center

Jayme Bunch – Office Manager
She has been with the practice for over 12 years. She helps manage the daily activities of the office, as well as assists the doctor with medical management patients, checking patients in and out, answering the phones and scheduling, prior authorizations, etc.

Kathleen McCauley – Front Office
She has been with the practice for over 8 years now. She is our marketing liaison and assists in the front office by helping patients check in and out, answering the phones, scheduling appointments, etc.

Aliona Brewer
She has been with our practice for a few years. She assists the office with taking patient vitals and histories, maintaining the back office, answering the phones and scheduling, completing medication prior authorizations, preparing daily charts, etc.

Shawn Boger
Shawn is the Medical Assistant to our PA, James Bigham, and assists him with procedures, taking vital signs, entering medical histories into the charts, maintaining our back office supplies, obtaining prior authorization for medications and she also assists in the front with answering phones and scheduling.

Genae Foster
Genae is our front desk receptionist.  She greets our patients and checks them in and out.  She answers the phone, schedules patients and assists with the front reception area.


Alison Steinwand
Alison has been with us for years, helping to manage all of our HR needs, including hiring new employees.