Michael Wolff, M.D.
Medical Director

“My goal in establishing Southwest Spine & Sports is to provide a single source for comprehensive nonsurgical treatment of injuries and painful conditions. I do this because I believe everyone deserves to have access to solutions that will help them enjoy an active, productive life without pain caused by back, neck or joint pain. The ability to offer people in my community this specialized care makes my practice extremely rewarding.”

Dr. Wolff established Southwest Spine & Sports in 1999 and has been a respected member of the local medical community since 1997. He has been named as a “Top Doc” in Phoenix magazine for ten consecutive years. He prides himself on his ability to accurately diagnose musculoskeletal conditions and is an expert in non-surgical treatment options. He has a keen clinical and academic interest in regenerative medicine and has been providing patients with innovative PRP and stem cell treatments for years. Dr. Wolff created a non-profit foundation, SWSS FIRE (Foundation for Innovation, Research, and Education), which focuses on regenerative medicine. He is actively involved in research in this field and continues to develop and validate innovative biologic therapies to help his patients restore their function and lifestyles as quickly as possible.

Dr. Wolff has a passion for martial arts, which he has studied for over thirty years. He is a 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He enjoys hiking and other outdoor adventures. He has a fun filled and busy home life with his wife, five children, and numerous pets.

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain Management


Illinois Spine & Sportscare Center
Bloomingdale, Illinois


The Ohio State University Hospitals,
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


The Ohio State University Hospitals
Department of Internal Medicine

Medical School

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 1992

Graduate Education

Georgetown University
Department of Physiology
Master of Science in Human Physiology

Undergraduate Education

Emory University
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Additional Professional Positions

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Ohio State University

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Midwestern University

Dr. Wolff describes his work as a physiatrist for PHOENIX Magazine.

Dr. Wolff for Phoenix Magazine