Julie Hastings, MD, is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Spine & Nerve Diagnostic Center. She has a special interest in interventional spine.
Dr. Hastings completed a North American Spine Society (NASS) recognized fellowship in interventional spine and musculoskeletal medicine at Desert Spine and Sports Physicians in Phoenix, Arizona. Before this, she was a faculty member at the University of Arizona in Tucson and Creighton Medical School in Phoenix, where she focused on pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction.
Dr. Hastings completed residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Colorado. She earned her medical degree from Mount Sinai in New York City and her Bachelor of Arts in community studies from UC Santa Cruz in California.
Dr. Hastings strives to provide patients with the care she would want for her own family, including an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan customized to each patient’s specific goals.
Whether your pain keeps you from athletic endeavors, work, or simply enjoying time with your family, Dr. Hastings aims to get you back to those activities empowered with knowledge about your own body and skills to manage your pain.
Dr. Hastings has presented research nationally on interdisciplinary chronic pain care, opioids and suicide, pelvic pain and joint hypermobility, and healthcare quality improvement, as well as co-authored a textbook chapter on nonsurgical pain management. She believes strongly in education and mentorship and works with medical students and residents around the country as a mentor.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Hastings enjoys spending time outdoors, fitness, cooking, and being with her friends and family.