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John J. Fontana

Organization Whitman Interventional Pain Services
Board certification

National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)


Double board-certified in Pain Management and Anesthesia, John is originally from South Carolina, where he earned his BS in Nursing at the Medical University of South Carolina. He then completed the US News and World Report #1 Ranked Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesiology training at Virginia Common-wealth University and earned his doctorate from Missouri State University. He practiced anesthesia in the Spokane/North Idaho area before completing a pain management fellowship at the University of South Florida in 2020. He is the owner of Inland Pain Specialists in Spokane and will be at WHMC weekly as of May 24th. As an NBCRNA-accredited pain fellowship graduate, John brings a thoughtful, patient-centered perspective on the latest advances in comprehensive pain management. He believes chronic pain is a disease that can be successfully treated with a balanced multidisciplinary approach. John is excited to join the team at WHMC in caring for the community of Colfax and the surrounding area. He brings a breadth of experience in pain management and is looking forward to consulting with the physicians and advanced practice providers of WHMC.

John will be providing weekly services at WHMC's Specialty Clinic, located on the main hospital campus. For scheduling please contact your primary care provider for a referral.