William L. Weigel, M.D.

Dr. Weigel is an anesthesiologist who is also fellowship-trained in interventional pain management. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spine conditions, using advanced spine pain management techniques. Dr. Weigel began practicing at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in 2014.

After completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Zoology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Weigel went on to receive his medical degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Following medical school, he completed his internship and residency training at Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California. Dr. Weigel then completed advanced fellowship training in anesthesiology and pain management at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Dr. Weigel is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Anesthesiology.



University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 1973

Medical School

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 1976


Pacific Presbyterian Hospital of California, Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1976–1977


Pacific Presbyterian Hospital of California, Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1977–1981


Anesthesiology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 1982–1984


Pain Management, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 1994–1995


  • American Board of Pain Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Professional Memberships

  • International Spine Intervention Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine

Surgery Center Affiliation

  • The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Patient Reviews

“How often can someone say they are looking forward to going to a doctor's office? This is the place!! I have always thought that happy employees are a sign of good management. Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists is a gift to anyone suffering from chronic pain. Dr. Weigel and his staff are truly a joy to be with. The entire staff is friendly, warm, efficient, caring and experienced in everything they do. Thank you so very much for taking such good care of me!” — Diane S.

“Dr. Weigel and the staff were very professional and very courteous and kept me informed through all of the procedures.” — Keith B.

“I always appreciated the time Dr. Weigel spent explaining a procedure or answering questions. His manner is attentive and kind. I will continue to seek his support and advice and medical expertise.” — Lila L.

“Dr Weigel and his staff are exceptional. Everyone was kind and friendly. They were empathetic to my fears and were helpful.” — Kathleen B.

“I couldn't be more pleased with the caring, detailed care from the nurses and Dr. Weigel. I've known Dr. Weigel for many years, and this year I've had a number of injections. He takes the time to explain things and answer my questions, and I always leave knowing I've been taken care of.” — David R.