Hill Country Pain

Our Doctors and Staff


Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Board Certified in Pain Management

Dr. Bill Murphy is a San Antonio native and graduated from Lee High School before moving up I-35 to attend the University of Texas in 1971. He graduated with a degree in Pharmacy and worked as a pharmacist while attending medical school at UT Southwestern medical school in Dallas. Upon graduation in 1980, he moved back to San Antonio for an internship in Internal Medicine and specialty training in Anesthesiology. He has been in private practice in San Antonio since 1983.
He is board certified in Anesthesiology with a Sub-specialty Certification in Pain Management. He is the founder and President/CEO of Hill Country Pain Associates, serves on various boards, and has been instrumental in establishing pain management clinics from San Antonio to the Hill Country.
Dr. Murphy has been married to his high school sweetheart for 42 years and they have 3 children and six grandchildren. His wife, Tisa, works with him in his practice. She has specialized in developing the hill country locations and educating patients and doctors about what is available for people with chronic pain.
Dr. Murphy loves outdoor activities; he is an avid cyclist, golfer, gardener, and loves spending time in the Caribbean and with his family. Dr. Murphy feels that practicing medicine and helping patients is not a job, it is a privilege. He penned the mantra for his practice several years ago, “Relieving Pain, Restoring Hope”. This is the philosophy that is the basis for every decision that he and his staff make for their patients


Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Board Certified in Pain Management

Dr. Justin Vigil was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He graduated from St. Mary’s University San Antonio, Texas in 1994 and attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine from 1994-1998. He continued with his Anesthesiology Residency at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine from 1998-2002.
He completed his Pain Fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from 2002-2003 and began a successful anesthesiology practice with Star Anesthesia in San Antonio in 2003. Having a sub-specialty certification in Pain Management, he then made the decision to devote his practice solely to pain management and joined Dr. Bill Murphy’s practice. They formed Hill Country Pain Associates in 2005.
He performs many diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. He has a special interest in the technique of radio frequency ablation and peripheral field and spinal cord stimulators. Dr. Vigil’s commitment to caring for patients in the Hill country allowed the opening of the Fredericksburg location for the practice.
His wife, Elizabeth, is a teacher and both have been blessed with four children. He is committed to education and serves as school board president at his children’s school. He is also involved in his children’s activities and coaches football, basketball and soccer.?? His hobbies are diverse and include mountain biking, music, and reading. His greatest joy is spending time with his family.

Fidencio Gonzales, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Hill Country Pain Associates is pleased to work with Physician Assistant, Fidencio Gonzales! PA Gonzalez has spent most of his life in the Texas Hill Country, growing up in Junction, TX. He began demonstrating his work ethic at the age of twelve when he helped his friends haul cedar so he could earn spending money. PA Gonzalez earned his degrees from the University of Texas San Antonio and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. While obtaining his degrees, he also worked as an ER technician, which taught him many valuable skills. It will greatly benefit to our practice that PA Gonzales speaks fluent Spanish.Not only does PA Gonzalez have a great educational foundation, but his personal life also supports his health care career. He comes from a large Catholic family and grew up with nine siblings. His hobbies include football, hunting, and fishing. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, and cat, Sasha.


Director, Clinical Services

Laurie has been with the practice for 20 years and provides administrative supervision of clinical services at Hill Country Pain Associates. Every clinic needs a person that can do everyone else’s job if needed. Laurie is that person and everyone in the clinical practice relies on her to be the glue that holds it all together. As team leader for the clinical staff, she handles the distribution of weekly team assignments, clinical orientation and training, quality assurance measures, over sight of the electronic medical record system, prescription refill monitoring and maintenance of controlled substance records. Laurie has 20 years of pain management experience and is a vital part of HCPA. She is a wonderful wife and mother to her two kids and loves music and dancing.

The Providers


The Business Office Staff

Business Staff

The Clinical Staff

Clinical Staff

Our Locations

San Antonio – Main Office
14800 San Pedro, Suite 115
San Antonio, TX 78232
(210) 582-6600
Toll Free (866) 384-5470

New Braunfels
861 Landa Street
New Braunfels,TX 78130
Toll Free (866) 384-5470

1011 Hwy 16 South,
Suite 5
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Toll Free (866) 384-5470

Our Hospital Affiliations

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

1139 E. Sonterra Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78258
Phone number: 210-638-2000

South Texas Spine & Surgical Hospital

18600 N. Hardy Oak Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78258
Phone number: 210-404-0800