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Dr. Hatzakis is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Doctors in Physical Medicine are also called Physiatrists and focus on improving function and quality of life. He graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering where he went on to receive a Masters of Engineering degree. He completed the Post-baccalaureate Pre-medical Program at Columbia University. Dr. Hatzakis then worked as an engineer for several years before entering medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine in California where he also developed neural prosthetic devices under a joint program between Stanford medical school and the Department of Electrical Engineering. He did his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Hatzakis then joined the University of Washington medical school faculty in Seattle as an academic professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He has published in the area of chronic disease, multiple sclerosis, treatment of fatigue in MS, and the use of Medical Informatics in support of individuals with disabilities. More publications. During his tenure at the UW, he worked at the VA hospital and ran multiple programs to support our Veterans with disabilities including Director of Acute Neuro-Rehabilitation at the VA hospital and Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. He was a founder of the Subacute Rehabilitation Unit, and co-founder and associate director of one of two national VA Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence. Through Dr. Hatzakis leadership in information technology, he developed a telehealth program for veterans with MS, a peer-reviewed website as an educational resource, and one of the largest clinical data repositories to provide high quality and more consistent care for veterans with MS nationally. He also started a Spine Rehabilitation Program at the American Lake VA hospital. Dr. Hatzakis lectures on the topics of back pain for primary care doctors and surgeons, cardiac rehabilitation, as well as multiple topics in Information Technology. Full List of Lectures. He is a founder of the Eastside Interoperability Committee (EIC), whose mission it is to foster electronic collaboration to improve quality of health care on the East Side of the Puget Sound Region. He started Bellevue Rehabilitation Associates in 2005 to serve the holistic management of back pain, neck pain, workplace injuries, sports injuries and joint diseases. Dr. Hatzakis is an avid cycling for the last 30 years and has recently started racing with the Egencia Biking Racing team and rides events and races throughout Washington and California.
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This content was provided by Dr. Hatzakis Jr "Rehabilitation Options of Issaquah (ROI) is a medical rehabilitation clinic which offers a unique, team approach centered around each patient's individual needs. We assist in the recovery from muscular, skeletal and neurological injuries including back and neck injuries and pain, shoulder injuries, headaches, athletic and recreational injuries, auto and work injuries, and neurological problems such as carpal tunnel or pinched nerves. ROI's strength lies in the coordination of treatment."
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Upper Back Pain
Epidural Steroid Injections
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Conduction Studies
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Trigger Point Injection
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State University Of New York and Stony Brook and Columbia University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
Medical School | Graduated 1995
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
Thomas Jefferson Med Ctr
Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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I am the director of this clinic and our staff takes seriously all feedback, positive and negative. All negative feedback we have ever received have allowed us to provider better care and better service you, our patients.
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