Sheila Janisch, FNP-C

Sheila Janisch

Sheila Janisch joined the practice in 2018. She has been a registered nurse since 1995 starting her career in cardiac care. She has worked in CA, NV, VA, and Arizona in post CABG/ heart transplant cardiac units. She transitioned into PACU/ pain management in 1998 and started working at both Scottsdale Healthcare Pain Center and North Scottsdale Ambulatory Surgery Center in 2002. She decided to pursue her passion for patient care and return to school obtaining her masters as a family nurse practitioner in 2009. She has been working in pain management throughout the Valley since that time.

She has a passion for hiking and traveling and enjoys spending her free time with her three children.


"I’ve been a patient for many years.  There has been some staff turnover but the continuity of care is always present. Dr K and Sheila are both fantastic!  They really listen and I feel like they take ALL things into consideration when helping me to navigate daily pain."



"I have been seeing predominantly Dr Wolff and Shelia Janisch for several years. Most recently with debilitating SI joint pain after two fusion revisions. I’m forever grateful to Southwest Spine team for helping me to heal. I thought the relentless shooting pain through my foot would never tone down to a level 5 pain. I’m grateful we persisted through several medications and nerve blocks to manage my pain."



"Everything was great !!Dr. Wolf is so thorough so knowledgeable in what he does, kind,considerate, understanding, helpful I’ve been going to him for years and I really appreciate him and Sheila Janisch FNP-C!!Thank you to all your Staff!Plus the group of people that work at theRFO Office, They are the nicest most understanding, knowledgeable and helpful employees there is!!"



"I went to SWSP again today for a follow-up re: an epidural I had a couple weeks ago.  I met with Sheila Janisch for my discussions.  She, like Dr Michael Wolff, is amazing!   She takes the time to suggest the best procedures to follow.  I just felt so comfortable with the appointment today.  I will be receiving an additional epidural for the sciatica pain and will be taking an MRI for my rotator cuff problem.    I swear, this facility, these physicians and staff, are the best in Scottsdale!"



"Been treated at SW since 2007. Been through Dr. Komar, Sherman and now Wolff. Treatment was often and varied as they balanced my care and relieved me, all be it temporarily of my discomfort and most of my pain. New this process was not a healing measure when I started as it was not my first rodeo. Finally approximately a month ago I went in and spoke with Sheila Janisch who I had seen a few times prior and really appreciated her approach. I pleaded with her to help me do something to get me help at the next level. She reviewed MRI's ETC and said she believed there was a good reason to elevate my care to a neurosurgical consult. She spoke candidly with Dr. Wolff and off I went to Barrow's. A consult there discovered some larger underlying issue however I will have a L5 S1 fusion in August and I am elated. Go figure. Sheila! You are my hero. Thanks to you and Dr. Wolff."



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