John W. Hawkins, DO

John W. Hawkins, DO


  • Physical Medicine & Rehab
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine


Dr. Hawkins is a physical medicine/rehabilitation and sports medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats back, neck and peripheral joint disorders, as well as common sport-associated injuries and nerve and muscle disorders.

He performs interventional spine procedures including epidurals, radiofrequency neurotomy and spinal cord stimulator trials, and is experienced in regenerative medicine procedures such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapies. He also performs image-guided joint injections for shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees.

He completed a sports medicine fellowship at Michigan State University where he cared for athletes from all sports as well as a local running clinic.  He has experience taking care of athletes ranging from elementary school children to professionals and seniors.


Michigan State Medical License

Board Certified – American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certified – American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine


Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, 2013

Fellowships & Specialty Training

Fellowship: EMG, Interventional Spine and Sport Medicine, Michigan State University, 2017-2019

Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oakland University/William Beaumont Hospital, 2013-2017

Professional Associations

American Medical Association

American Osteopathic Association

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Spine Intervention Society

American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

North American Neuromodulation Society

American Medical Society for Sport Medicine

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