Dr. Jonathan Kost, MD

Dr. Jonathan Kost, MD

Pain Medicine Anesthesiology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Jonathan Kost, MD is a pain medicine anesthesiology specialist in West Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pain medicine anesthesiology, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

65 Memorial Rd Ste 435

West Hartford, CT 06107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Kost's Experience

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Dr. Kost'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 Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Kost's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kost "Dr. Jonathan Kost is the founder and medical director of the Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center and The Spine and Pain Institute at Midstate Medical Center. Dr. Kost has been practicing pain management for more than 20 years and is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. He has dedicated his life to helping individuals in pain and helping to restore their functional level by developing the only interdisciplinary pain treatment center in Connecticut. He is an active member on the advisory boards for the state of Connecticut Workers Compensation Commission and Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. He has also cofounded and served as past-president of the Connecticut Pain Society. Dr. Kost performed his anesthesiology residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and his interventional pain management fellowship training at Brigham Woman's Hospital, Boston Ma."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kost "The Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center is the only multidisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic pain treatment center in Connecticut. The newest and effective modalities of interventional treatment are combined with physical rehabilitation and behavioral coping skills to help an individual return to a more functional, productive and pain free life."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Waterbury Hospital Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kost has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kost's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kost to family and friends
52 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Kost's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I have only seen Dr. Kost once but I am new to the practice. I was very impressed with his professionalism knowledge and recommendations for my pain management plan following my cancer treatment. He takes time to listen and evaluate.
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Dr. Kost is the best. Always takes the time to listen and consistently tries new approaches to see if it will have better results for you. Everyone in the office goes out of their way to check in with you, say hello, or see how you are feeling.
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This office is riddled with a lack of compassion. I never felt that my pain or condition was taken seriously, or even cared about. I always felt as though I were a bother every time I called the office or had an appointment. I arrived and left the office in pain, with no treatment plans or hope of...more
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Dr Kost and his PA Beth Garrison have been instrumental in helping me attain a measure of independence after an injury 19 yrs ago. The injury to my cervical spine was severe, but throughout years of severe pain and rapid decline of my health they never stopped fighting for me. I now have a SCS...more
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Absolutely amazing! Has never given up on me, always thinking outside the box for any answers that may bring relief, and genuinely cares for his patients! Idk where I'd be without him. May have to wait, but it's always worth it and he spends quality time with each of his patients every single time,...more
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