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John Wallington, M.D.

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John A. Wallington, M.D., a Cleveland Clinic trained Interventional Spine physician, joined Orthopedic Associates in 2021. He is a Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician. Dr. Wallington is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan and then attended the University of Michigan where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Biochemistry and was awarded with the Perrigo Fellowship to pursue research in drug discovery for anti-fungal and anti-microbial medications.

He subsequently attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine where he completed his degree in medicine. He then completed his internship and residency at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI. In his final year, he served as chief resident. He then pursued a fellowship in Spine Medicine at Cleveland Clinic where his training focused on non-operative treatment of neck and back pain including evaluation and treatments including therapies, non-opioid medications, and injection-based therapies including epidurals, radiofrequency ablations, and deep joint injections under fluoroscopic guidance. He then worked in Boston prior to joining Orthopedic Associates.

Dr. Wallington enjoys golf, tennis, hiking with his dog, and spending time with family and friends.

Special Interests:
Non-operative Spine Medicine, Steroid Epidural Injections, Sacroiliac Joint Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Genicular Blocks and Radiofrequency Ablation for knee pain
Licensure:
Colorado
Certified:
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020
Education:
University of Michigan - B.S. 2011
University of Toledo College of Medicine - M.D. 2015
Internship:
Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak - 2016
Residency:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak - 2019
Fellowships:
Spine Medicine, Cleveland Clinic - 2020
Professional Medical Affiliations:
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spine Interventional Society, North American Spine Society
Personal Interests:
Dr. Wallington enjoys spending time with family and friends, golf, tennis, and hiking in the mountains with his dog.