Dr. Janet Whirlow, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(35)
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Dr. Janet Whirlow, MD
Dr. Janet Whirlow, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Whirlow is affiliated with HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center.

10200 N 92nd St Ste 110

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

(480) 767-0711

Dr. Janet Whirlow, MD

Dr. Janet Whirlow, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
high
more than 83% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 83% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
89

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Mercy Hospital Of Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whirlow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whirlow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whirlow to family and friends
4.9
based on 35 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Whirlow's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Phoenix, AZ |
I had problems after a knee surgery done by Dr. Whirlow and she would not help. Went to Dr. Hedley who did his best, but now, several years later, I cannot walk without a walker and this has caused my hip to need replacement. My new ortho surgeon says Dr. Whirlow had several complaints and has "retired". I am glad she is not out there hurting others. She is very nice, but seems to have oversold her ability to deal with my situation.
in Phoenix, AZ |
I have seen Dr. Whirlow for nearly 8 years. She did aTKA, which has helped me immensely for work and recreational activities. I have never experienced a doctor who is so caring, thoughtful and experienced as her. Now I see her for shoulder issues and am confident I will receive the finest care by her and those she recommends for further care. She restores my faith in doctors and is a reason women doctors were recently cited in the news as providing better care. You rock, Dr. Whirlow.
in Phoenix, AZ |
I visited Dr Whirlow for a very painful hip and pelvis injury. She was very professional yet friendly and warm. She spent more time evaluating me and explaining her findings than any doctor I have seen in my 61 years. She thought I may need a hip replacement but after getting the MRI results she saw that with some rest and rehabilitation, I would eventually be able to get back to a modified workout routine without the hip replacement. I recommend her highly and would give her 10 stars if possibl
in Phoenix |
I had a complex issue. She is a direct to the point Dr. She knows what's best for you, and expects you to give 110% in after surgery healing. She is tough but her knowledge and abilities are superb. If you want the best and to get better, she is your Dr.
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Dr. Whirlow accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Whirlow has admitting privileges

HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
9003 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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