Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians of Bolingbrook and Hinsdale

Our mission:  To decrease pain and restore quality of life and functionality by providing the highest quality medical care with caring and compassion.

At Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians, we strive to bring our patients the highest quality of care by using proven treatments and the latest medical technology. Our goal is to provide each and every patient with comprehensive, compassionate care.

Dr. John K. Hong, founder and medical director of Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians, is fellowship trained and board certified in pain management.  He provides individualized, compassionate, and professional care for every patient.  He believes in a team approach to treating pain and works collaboratively with the patient as an active team member as well as other medical providers as needed to provide the highest possible level of care.

At Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians, we build a reputation of excellence, one patient at a time.

We invite you to explore our web site to learn more chronic pain conditions, treatment options, and our practice.

News & Advancements

We are pleased to announce our new addition to our treatment team

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians welcomes Dr. Malhotra to the team.  Click here to find out more.

Patricia Kuenzi, nurse practitioner.
For more information about Patricia, click here.

Acupuncture is now being offered at Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians.

For more information about Eric Recine, our acupuncturist, click here.

Dr. Hong is now offering the MILD procedure for symptomatic spinal stenosis. 

To learn more about this new procedure and see if you are a candidate click here

Dr. Hong Is Now In-Network With Most Insurance Plans

Click here for a list of accepted insurances.

New Billing Department Added

In in an effort to provide the best service to our patients, we have cancelled our outsourced billing and created a new "in house" billing department. Our goal is to provide our patient's with timely, professional billing related services. For any questions or concerns regarding a billing matter, please call our office 630-226-1130 and ask for our billing specialist.

Announcement - Welcome Dr. Tumlin

Timothy R. Tumlin, Ph.D. is a psychologist who has specialized in treating persons with a wide variety of chronic pain conditions in the Chicago area for 15 years.

Extended Hours:

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians now has extended evening hours for your convenience.  Please call for more details.

Dr. Hong in the News:

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians is featured in the Chicago Tribune educational insert on brain and spine health.

Click here to learn more about brain and spine health (pdf).

New Procedures:

Intrathecal baclofen drug delivery to treat spasticity is now being performed through Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians. Click here to learn more about Intrathecal Baclofen


Patient Education Animations

Learn more about pain conditions and treatments.
Pain Conditions of the Spine Video Education