Rehabilitation Hospital of the Northwest welcomes Dr. Jeremy Kokkonen as our new Medical Director.
Dr. Kokkonen has extensive training in osteopathic medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and interventional and medical pain management. He holds a special interest in treating strokes and spinal cord injuries.
A Brigham Young University graduate, Dr. Kokkonen attended medical school at A.T. Still University/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. He then continued with residencies at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, and served as chief resident in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He completed a fellowship in interventional and pain management at Nexus Pain Care in Provo, Utah.
Prior to joining our medical team, Dr. Kokkonen served as an interventional medicine and pain management physician in Ogden, Utah. He is looking forward to working in an inpatient setting again.
Dr. Kokkonen is involved in numerous professional, educational, and community volunteer activities, including the American Osteopathic Association, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.