Dr. John Hong, MD

Dr. John Hong, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. John Hong, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Bolingbrook, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in pain medicine.

329 Remington Blvd Ste 205

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hong'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. Hong "Comprehensive, compassionate, and individualized approach to the unique needs of chronic pain sufferers."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain


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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Barnabas Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Illinois Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hong to family and friends
87 total reviews (39 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (87)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hong'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 (39)

Dr Hong was very professional. Very concerned about my comfort and did everything to ease any concerns/anxieties. He knew what he was doing. Trust him. He’s very good.
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Dr. Hong was very conscientious about the approach to my treatment, and worked very hard to help me understand and apply all of the options. When surgery was my only one left, at least we knew we tried everything before resorting to that. Very caring and supportive. Works well with my surgeon, and...more
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Dr Hong has notes from my previous pain doctor. Dr Hong keeps giving me injections but with no relief, when my previous physician relieved pain immediately. Now he wants to do another set of injections. I’m done.
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I would fully recommend Gateway to anyone suffering chronic pain. Personally they gave me a new life, relitavely free of debilitating pain. The relief I have felt from their treatment is fantastic. Having severe spinal issues which cannot be surgically repaired a pain clinic was my only option. I'm...more
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Dr. Hong and each and everyone of his staff are polite, professional and compassionate. No problem is ever too great or small and they Their scheduling is par excellence, I have never had to wait more than 5 minutes past my scheduled appointment time. Beyond their overall conscience care, the...more
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