Dr. John Hatheway, MD

Dr. John Hatheway, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. John Hatheway, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

421 W Riverside Ave Ste 900

Spokane, WA 99201

Contact Information

(509) 863-9789

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Asuris Northwest Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hatheway performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Hatheway's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hatheway "Northwest Pain Care is a private practice interventional pain medicine practice serving chronic and cancer pain patients in Spokane, Washington. We believe that the successful treatment of pain requires teamwork and the full engagement of patients who genuinely want to get better. To achieve this, we utilize private pain psychologists, physical therapists, chiropractors, etc to help our patients fully address their pain and get back to the life they enjoy.

We are a full service pain clinic, performing most injections, spinal cord stimulation, micro-dosing intrathecal drug delivery, Balloon Kyphoplasty, Osteocool RF ablation of spinal metastatic tumors, Botox injections for migraine headaches, conservative medical management, and cancer pain management.

Ask your primary care physician for a referral to Northwest Pain Care for an evaluation."

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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hatheway has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hatheway's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hatheway to family and friends
40 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

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Dr. Hatheway's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr Hatheway and his staff are the best.
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I wanted to see D. Hatheway for pain management for DDD. Instead I was given an appointment with his PA. Lauren Woodward. Ms. Woodward's attitude was abysmal, but the kicker was when I called to get the results from my MRI, I was told i had to be in PT before, yes before, they would set me up with...more
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Dr. John Hatheway is the very best. He has kept me from having another back surgery for 5-6 years with an back injection Once a year.
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This doctor and his staff are exceptional. They are very personable and make you feel real assured about every procedure they are doing. I have been struggling with back pain for almost 20 years and when all other doctors kept telling me there was nothing that could be done, he had all sorts of...more
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The doctor took it upon himself to change the orders of my Neurosurgeon and perform the treatment he felt was best. for a pain doctor the office has the most uncomfortable seating I have ever seen, especially when people are coming in for pain issues. There are to many other issues to cover in this...more
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