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Dr. Kirk Elliot Whetstone, MD

Dr. Kirk Elliot Whetstone, MD

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine Specialist

15 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Dr. Whetstone is a dual board-certified physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a subspecialty in Interventional Pain Management and a clinical focus on spine and joint care. He is the founder and medical director of PNW Spine and Joint Physicians in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Whetstone completed his medical degree at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio where he graduated with honors including election to Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. He completed residency and fellowship at The University of Washington in Seattle.  Dr. Whetstone has practiced in the field of spine and joint care since 2014 both in private practice and for a large health care system. He was inspired to start PNW Spine and Joint Physicians to provide a level of service and individualized treatment that is less common in traditional medical care today. He places a large emphasis on communication and providing the highest level of expertise available. The ultimate goal of his practice is a focus on improving patient function and quality of life. Dr. Whetstone is a member of national organizations including Spine Intervention Society (SIS) and Interventional Orthobiologic Foundation (IOF). Dr. Whetstone is a regular invited guest lecturer on spine and joint topics but is also a lifelong learner who pursues ongoing dialogue and training with other leaders in the field to stay on the forefront of his specialty.  Dr. Whetstone was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio and is a “Buckeye” at heart but fell in love with the culture and landscape of the Pacific Northwest. He lives in Portland with his husband and dog. He spends free time cooking, trying new restaurants, hiking, camping, playing tennis, traveling, and playing in recreational sports leagues.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

    Pain Medicine Specialist

    Education & Training

    University of Washington (Fellowship)

    University of Washington (Residency)

    Riverside Methodist Hospital (Internship)

    Doctorate - Wright State University

    Bachelors Degree - Capital University

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Pain Medicine since 2014

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Whetstone's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    Practice

    1836 Ne 7th Ave

    Ste 206

    Portland, OR 97212

    (971) 383-1960

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Kirk Whetstone accepting new patients?

    Yes, Kirk Whetstone is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Kirk Whetstone offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Whetstone's office at (971) 383-1960 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Kirk Whetstone offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Whetstone's office at (971) 383-1960 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Kirk Whetstone speak?

    Kirk Whetstone speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Kirk Whetstone have?

    Kirk Whetstone is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine .

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