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Welcome Jennifer Hinchley MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Jennifer Hinchley MSN, APRN, FNP-C is a Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from Chamberlain University where she graduated with honors, Magna cum laude.

Jennifer has over eight years of nursing experience in various settings including the emergency room, immediate care center, oncology, and pediatrics. After furthering her career by obtaining an advanced degree as a Nurse Practitioner, she has worked within the orthopedic and spine specialties before joining the team at Gateway. She also enjoys teaching and mentoring in her role as a Clinical Professor at Chamberlain University.

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians are proud to announce their new Online Patient Portal!

HealthCare Support Portal facilitates better communication with your physician’s office by providing convenient 24×7 access from the comfort and privacy of your own home or office.

Dr. John Hong featured in Advocate Healthcare Health e-News

Dr. John Hong, a pain management specialist at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Ill, says there appears to anecdotally be a link between pain level and changes in the weather for his patients.

Dr. John Hong featured in Advocate Healthcare Health e-News: Why is chronic pain so difficult to treat?

Chronic pain is a silent, invisible disease that wrecks havoc on more than 100 million people in the U.S.

Dr. John Hong, a pain management specialist at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Ill, says chronic pain has become a public health issue, as more Americans suffer from it than diabetes, cancer and heart disease combined.

Chronic Pain: Defined, Diagnosed and Diminished
An interview with Interventional Pain Specialist, Dr. John Hong.
Can you describe chronic pain?

Dr. Hong: Chronic pain is pain that persists beyond the usual time frame for healing, typically more than 2-3 months.

Dr. Hong named Medical Director of Pain Management at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Illinois, has appointed Dr. John K. Hong the Medical Director of Inpatient and Outpatient Pain Management.

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians relocate and expand Hinsdale and Downers Grove offices.

“The relocation into our new offices reflects our continued commitment at Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians to provide accessible, convenient care for patients in Hinsdale, Downers Grove, and surrounding communities.  We are excited that our expanded hours will allow us to better serve the growing needs at these locations,” stated Dr. John Hong, M.D., founder and President of Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians.

Dr. Hong in the News

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

New Procedures

Intrathecal baclofen drug delivery to treat spasticity is now being performed through Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians. 

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians earns AAAASF accreditation for patient safety

Bolingbrook, IL — Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians in Bolingbrook, IL has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF). AAAASF is celebrating its 35th year of promoting the highest quality patient safety in the ambulatory surgery setting (office-based or outpatient), as well as rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies and rural health clinics.