Dr. John K. Hong, MD

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Dr. John K. Hong, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians LLC, Bolingbrook, IL 329 Remington Blvd Ste 205, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Get Directions

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Dr. Hong accepts 8 insurance carriers

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      8 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

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

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      Dr. Hong's Review Details
      4.7 based on 45 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Hong's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Bolingbrook, IL |
      Dr. Hong is a very good Doctor and a kind, genuinely caring man.
      in Naperville, IL |
      Dr. Hong is my Pain Specialist and handles my prescription and procedure needs in a very competent and professional manner. I suffer from many spine related conditions such as Spinal Arthritis, Fibro, Peripheral Neuropathy, Chronic Cluster Migraines, which all generate a terrific amount of pain in my entire body, especially the legs and feet. I have gone to Dr. Hong for over 4 years now and found is services excellent. He is very compassionate and empathectic toward my condition.
      in Chicago, IL |
      Very professional Sraight to the point Very gentle when doing the procedure Knows what he's doing hence the procedure did'nt take long
      in La Grange, IL |
      Dr. Hong explained everything in terms that I understood was willing to spend as much time as I needed to ask questions
      Ver professional. Took interest in my case followed throug well
      in Plainfield, IL |
      I finally have met a doctor who listens! I've explained as best as I can about the effects of my chronic pain to countless doctors. They either aren't listening, don't care, don't understand, think I'm shopping for drugs, etc. Dr. Hong treated me with compassion, respect & understanding. I am very grateful & recommend him to everyone, even to my doctors who aren't listening.
      in Northlake, IL |
      I had my first appointment already my pain has gone way down. Dr.Hong also understood my pain from nerve damage cervical fusion and thoracic fusion which is rare . I haven't slept this good since before my accident in 2005. I thought I was going downhill fast he has showed me it's not the case.Dr.John Hong is a master in his field a genius ,he has made my life soo much better it's unbelievable.
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      Specialties

      • Pain Medicine

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Hong's Board Certifications

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      • Anesthesiology
      • Pain Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Postoperative Pain
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • 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
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Upper Back Pain

      Procedures Performed

      • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
      • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
      • Cervical Medial Branch Block
      • Discography
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Epidural Injection
      • Epidural Steroid Injections
      • Facet Block
      • Facet Joint Injection
      • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
      • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
      • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Nerve Blocks
      • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
      • Pain Management
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
      • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Injections
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

      Background Check

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        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.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Tufts University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2001

      • Residency Hospital
        Rush Presby St Luke's M C
        St Barnabas Med Center
      • Fellowship Hospital
        University of Illinois Hospital

        Completed in 2006

      • Undergraduate School
        Weill Cornell Medical College

        Graduated in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Hong's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pain Medicine
      • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Hong's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Hong

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Hong's Care Philosophy

      Comprehensive, compassionate, and individualized approach to the unique needs of chronic pain sufferers.