Joanna Walls is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has resided and practiced on the peninsula for the past 7 years. With origins in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi, she is still southern at heart, but has now fallen in love with Alaska. Joanna has planted roots and intends to maintain residency on the peninsula with her growing family.
Joanna attended undergraduate college at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in the focus of nursing. Once a registered nurse, she immediately went to work as a pediatric nurse in the city of Elvis’ birthplace, Tupelo, MS. There she spent 6 years devoted to her patients care while also starting a family and advancing in her education. Once acquiring a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Alabama Birmingham, she became a Nurse Practitioner focusing in Family Practice. With additional family residing in Alaska, Joanna and her husband Craig took a little adventure to the great state during its beautiful summer months. One visit and they were hooked! Not only on the great fishing, but with the abundance of beauty everywhere. They knew this was an ideal region to raise their family.
Joanna is excited to announce she is now assisting AA Spine and Pain Clinic in compassionate care provided in the specialty of chronic pain management. She is located at the Peninsula Spine & Pain Clinic located in Kenai, Alaska. She welcomes new patients and provides care to our community in clinic. She is devoted to helping patients find improvements in their pain through interventional procedures, and other modalities of treatment in hopes of assisting patients in the direction of becoming functionally healthy.