John A Ledington, MD - Northern Arizona Orthopedics
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John A. Ledington, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Non-Operative Spine Care


Residency: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Internship:Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Doctoral: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Personal Quote

“It’s very important that my patients be involved decision makers regarding their treatment options. I treat my patients the same way I’d like to be treated—-with respect and empathy.”

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • Ablation for Facet Joint Pain
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Interventional Procedures for Spine
  • Medial Branch Blocks
  • Non-surgical Treatment for Painful Spine Conditions
  • Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injections
  • Testing for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Testing for Radiculopathy
  • Testing for Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Testing for Numbness, Tingling, Weakness, Pain in Arms or Legs

Professional Biography

John Ledington, MD is a diplomate Physiatrist who specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a subspecialty board certification in Pain Management and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.


Since 1992, Dr. Ledington has been caring for patients in the Flagstaff area through his private practice as a Physiatrist. He joined Northern Arizona Orthopaedics in 2007. Dr. Ledington earned his undergraduate degree from Pacific Union College and completed his doctoral degree at Loma Linda University.


Dr. Ledington is active in the medical community and holds memberships with the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Spine Intervention Society.


Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Spine Intervention Society

Research, Publications & Presentations

Book Chapter:

Imaging modalities for the study of the temporal bone. Hasso AN, Ledington JA. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 1988 May;21(2):219-44. Review.PMID: 3282211

Traumatic injuries of the temporal bone. Hasso AN, Ledington JA. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 1988 May;21(2):295-316. PMID: 3258654

Patient Testimonials

“I was referred to Dr. Ledington for NCS and EMG testing. He and his staff were punctual and informative. Dr. Ledington showed care and concern which brought a sense of calm into the room. He explained things during and after the testing in concise and understandable terms. Top Doc!!!” – Tom W.

“I have been seeing Dr. Ledington and his team for over a year and have had the best care. After several years of trying to manage my chronic neck issues, it was so nice to have Dr. Ledington provide me with options that actually work!” – Anonymous

“Dr. Ledington & the entire staff at NAO were phenomenal. Dr. Ledington’s conservative approach & calming demeanor were just what I was looking for. I never felt rushed. He really listened to me & the techs & assistants that work around him were so professional, friendly & efficient. They made a nervous patient feel much less anxious about my procedure & showed me so much care & concern. I can’t say enough nice things about this practice. I’ve been dealing w/ chronic pain/nerve issues for years and within days of seeing Dr. Ledington, I felt like a new woman. I did a lot of research regarding specialists here in Arizona and I truly think that best orthopedic surgeons are located at NAO. Their excellent reputation is well deserved.” – Anonymous

“Dr. Ledington is an awesome doctor. I have been a patient of his for some years now. He is always patient and caring and explains things so you understand them. I recommend him to many people I know.” – C.O.