Janislynn Dorris

Janislynn Dorris, PA-C

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases
4.9 / 5404 Ratings82 Comments

general information

OU Children's Physicians Building
Pulmonology & Cystic Fibrosis – Suite 9A
1200 Children's Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
AHA BLS certified
Medical School
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Physician Associate MHS
Areas of Expertise
Asthma treatment and education
Languages Spoken

ratings & comments

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4.9 / 5404 Ratings82 Comments

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Provider was very nice, listened to our concerns, took time explaining the treatment plan. I appreciated the time we had with her.

OU Physicians Patient Sep 14, 2020

She is great

OU Physicians Patient Sep 9, 2020

We love seeing Janislynn!

OU Physicians Patient Sep 9, 2020

Dr Janislynn continues to set the bar of excellence concerning my child's health care. She truly knows this child, and coupled with her knowledge and wisdom makes her invaluable. She is a true asset to your team, and a true gift to our family.

OU Physicians Patient Aug 14, 2020

Making an appointment is very difficult.

OU Physicians Patient Jul 28, 2020

We love Janislynn! She is amazing with our son and very informative, she always ensures we are actively involved in the decisions regarding his care.

OU Physicians Patient Jul 28, 2020

Always listen and care about the needs of my children's

OU Physicians Patient Jul 16, 2020

I love her and the way she gives me so much information and help on anything I need

OU Physicians Patient Jul 7, 2020

She is very sweet and cares about my daughters needs. Lucky to have her as our doctor.

OU Physicians Patient Jun 24, 2020

We love Mrs Janislynn her and the clinic always go above and beyond for my child when he is sick. We are blessed to have Janislynn as his doctor.

OU Physicians Patient Jun 15, 2020

The provider was excellent and the video appointment was much more convenient than going into clinic.

OU Physicians Patient Jun 15, 2020

We love Dr. Dorris! She is very knowledgeable and always takes the time to answer any questions we have.

OU Physicians Patient Jun 10, 2020

Our visits are always so nice and easy. I appreciate the answers I get and the way they are delivered when I ask questions. Keep up the great work!!

OU Physicians Patient Jun 5, 2020

We love Dr Dorris!

OU Physicians Patient May 26, 2020

Liked her very much and how she interacted with my son.

OU Physicians Patient May 22, 2020

Very professional and friendly good with my child

OU Physicians Patient Jan 21, 2020

My only complaint is that we waited an hour before seeing the provider. We had good care when we were seen, but everyone's time is valuable and waiting an hour is unacceptable.

OU Physicians Patient Jan 21, 2020

Janislynn is always very kind and listens to not only my thoughts and concerns but my daughters also. She is willing to tell us whether what we think could be happening could be asthma related. She also is willing to help explain in easy to understand terms so that we can all be on the same page. I wouldn't want to see anyone else because of how great she is.

OU Physicians Patient Jan 17, 2020

Answered all my questions and was really great with my son.

OU Physicians Patient Jan 16, 2020

She has been so dedicated to my son's health and getting him in a good place with his asthma and I couldn't ask for a better provider.

OU Physicians Patient Jan 10, 2020

She is very friendly and actually takes the time to explain everything and you can tell she really cares about her patients.

OU Physicians Patient Jan 8, 2020

She's great and very good about explaining where I can understand exactly what is going on with my child

OU Physicians Patient Jan 8, 2020

Janislynn, the PFT nurse, the nurse for Janislynn, and the front office staff were all amazing. I have had multiple calls within the last week and many of them were returned by Janislynn. She listened to everything that I had to say as well as what my daughter said. She got us an appointment within 24 hours to get her checked out and also got her an appointment for a PFT next week. We really appreciate the care and the prompt responses we get from this clinic. I am really glad that we have providers at OU that we trust.

OU Physicians Patient Dec 17, 2019

Great lady and she was super smart and knowledgeable.

OU Physicians Patient Dec 9, 2019

Always take such good care of the patient and great at teaching and explaining

OU Physicians Patient Nov 5, 2019

She is excellent! I love that she listens to us parents and also doesn't mind staying in touch with our Apert specialist!

OU Physicians Patient Oct 23, 2019

Our original appointments had to be rescheduled by the office. The earliest we could get in was over 4 weeks. I spoke with the nurse who agreed we needed to see the doctor before then. I agreed to a time & then realized it was during our vacation. When I called to change it, I was again offered an appointment over a month out. I tried to explain that the nurse/doctor wanted him seen before then. I was not given any other options. I had to email a nurse who then arranged for my son to see the PA. It is extremely frustrating to make appointments. We love the doctors & staff once we are there but scheduling an appointment is VERY difficult.

OU Physicians Patient Oct 11, 2019

She is absolutely wonderful! ??

OU Physicians Patient Oct 9, 2019

We love Dr Janislynn. She is always helpful, patient and kind.

OU Physicians Patient Oct 2, 2019

She does an amazing job with children

OU Physicians Patient Sep 30, 2019

Janislynn is the most caring professional knowledgeable PA.... compassionate, concern with my child wellbeing...

OU Physicians Patient Sep 24, 2019

We absolutely love Janislynn. She remembers everything about our child and our family. She answers any questions we have. She's so compassionate and caring. So many people in the medical field could learn a lot from her. Her bed aide manner is awesome. We drive 5 hours to see her because she is the best.

OU Physicians Patient Sep 24, 2019

Very kind, knowledgeable & always willing to answer any questions I have. I have also never felt rushed during an appointment. Janislynn Dorris is an exceptional provider & I would definitely recommend her to anyone I care about!!!

OU Physicians Patient Sep 13, 2019

She was absolutely wonderful. She really took the time to explain everything to us in great detail

OU Physicians Patient Jul 22, 2019

I feel like our doctor goes above and beyond in every aspect of my son's treatment. She does a wonderful job explaining everything and answers any questions we have. We are so thankful to have a doctor who truly cares about the health and welfare of her patients.

OU Physicians Patient Jul 17, 2019

Very friendly professional and listens to my concerns or questions

OU Physicians Patient Jul 17, 2019

She is very nice and helpful

OU Physicians Patient Jul 15, 2019

That she is a very good doctor and that I would definitely recommend her because she listens to me and is attentive to my son's health.

OU Physicians Patient Jul 10, 2019

More words than i want to type

OU Physicians Patient Jun 28, 2019

She is always helpful and listens.

OU Physicians Patient Jun 5, 2019

She fabulous

OU Physicians Patient May 17, 2019

Listened to me and always acknowledges my child explains everything so we understand very genuine and caring

OU Physicians Patient May 14, 2019

All were very cordial.

OU Physicians Patient May 13, 2019

My provider is very thorough when it comes to answering questions and explaining in detail what i need to know. She also takes the time to check and interact with her patients.

OU Physicians Patient Apr 30, 2019

That is very good doctor who attends my child and thank you for serving him in a way that.

OU Physicians Patient Apr 15, 2019

Her changing his meds and explaining how to treat his symptoms has made a huge difference in his health. Its been great. I will continue to use her and would recommend her.

OU Physicians Patient Apr 9, 2019

She is amazing. She always provides the very best care for my son. We love her. She is very professional. She asks questions and always has wonderful suggestions for us to try. She celebrates his growths and accomplishments with us and she worries when he's sick or his asthma is out of whack.

OU Physicians Patient Mar 26, 2019

She is real nice and very helpful on my child asma plan and she is very good dr

OU Physicians Patient Mar 26, 2019

Had to wait 45 min after entering the clinic room before she came in... but great care once she was with us.

OU Physicians Patient Mar 13, 2019

Have really benefited from her care for 4 years now, we love her!

OU Physicians Patient Mar 4, 2019

Janislynn is amazing with children. She's very attentive and knowledgeable.

OU Physicians Patient Feb 27, 2019

We love Dr Dorris. She is always very kind and caring and listens to what I have to say. She meets my my son's needs.

OU Physicians Patient Feb 19, 2019

I loved the way she explained everything about the treatment and the care she had for my daughter

OU Physicians Patient Jan 23, 2019

If all healthcare care providers cared and took care of their patients the way Janis does, going to the doctor would be a pleasurable experience every time. She is so kind, caring, and wants what is best for the patient. She truly cares and is willing to do anything she can to try and improve the patients health. We're so thankful that God has placed her in the spot that she is in and she is the one taking care of our son! She's the best!!

OU Physicians Patient Jan 2, 2019

PA great at her job

OU Physicians Patient Aug 22, 2018

We love Doctor Dorris!

OU Physicians Patient Jul 31, 2018

we highly recommend Janis Lynn. she is amazing with our daughter. she explains everything to her directly. she includes our daughter in all aspects of her treatment. janislynn also takes into consideration costs of medicine and travel when scheduling appointments or giving prescriptions. she is a fantastic asset to ou

OU Physicians Patient May 16, 2018

we love ____'s Care Provider. She is always patient and gives clear instructions. Always makes sure my daughters asthma is under control or changes medications to get her better. Janice Lynn is Fantastic

OU Physicians Patient Apr 24, 2018

We absolutely love Dr. Dorris. She is an amazing doctor who truly cares for her patients. I have been so impressed with the care my son has received since we started seeing her a few years ago. I would recommend her as well as Children's hospital to anyone.

OU Physicians Patient Feb 7, 2018

I have recommended her to numerous people. I appreciate the kindness and respect of all the staff here enough that when another one of my children needed a pulmonologist I required she come to this clinic.

OU Physicians Patient Jan 23, 2018

She's great I would like her to consider a bit more the parents concerns, and value more our opinions.

OU Physicians Patient Jan 23, 2018

janislynn is a excellent care giver, couldn't have chosen a greater person!! very professional, powerful impact, deep concerns with her patients a least with us!! we continue to have her has our provider very blessed to have her for health !!!

OU Physicians Patient Nov 28, 2017

Janislynn Doris is amazing. she treats us with great respect. She's knowledgeable and confident. she always introduces her medical students and ask permission for them to be in the room. She explains things so that my daughter can understand them. she is fantastic for children.

OU Physicians Patient Oct 18, 2017

Janislynn is so amazing with _____. I fully trust her 100%.

OU Physicians Patient Sep 19, 2017

janicelyn great PA

OU Physicians Patient Sep 8, 2017

Janis Lynn has helped my daughter gain control over her asthma symptoms. My daughter is ten and has a good understanding of what she has to do to control her breathing.

OU Physicians Patient Aug 1, 2017

always happy with whole visit

OU Physicians Patient Apr 18, 2017

Janislynn is fantastic. I don't think I've ever met such a caring and thorough provider. She takes care of my son's health problems while also making him feel comfortable. She treats the person as a whole rather than treating a specific problem only. I can't say enough good things about her. My son's treatment is finished so we're going back to his primary care doctor, and I'm actually a bit sad that we won't be seeing Janislynn anymore! It's hard to find such a wonderful provider who truly cares about her patients.

OU Physicians Patient Apr 4, 2017

She is amazing and me, my son and my family are VERY happy and pleased with her.

OU Physicians Patient Mar 14, 2017

This was our second visit with Janislynn, and I couldn't be more impressed. She takes time to understand the patient's issues and concerns. She has a great bedside manner and treats the whole person rather than focusing on one isolated problem because she understands that the entire health story is needed to treat someone. She's everything that I look for in a provider.

OU Physicians Patient Dec 16, 2016

I wish all his health care providers were as amazing and kind and caring as her!!!!

OU Physicians Patient Nov 21, 2016

Janislyn Dorris was wonderful with my child. She was caring, understanding, and willing to spend plenty of time with us to make sure she had all of the information she needed before deciding on a treatment plan. What stood out the most to me were her efforts to treat my son as a whole person. Rather than focusing solely on one potential diagnosis or set of symptoms like many doctors do, she took the time to talk about all of his physical symptoms and the emotional/mental side of it too. I was very impressed and would highly recommend her to anyone.

OU Physicians Patient Nov 14, 2016

she is a wonderful doctor. she always listens and she makes sure to tell my son about the meds he is taking as well me.

OU Physicians Patient Aug 16, 2016

Janislynn is an excellent asthma care provider. She talks to my daughter in language she can understand about her asthma. She encourages my daughter to be responsible for her asthma and learn more about her own health. She is also very kind and loving, always asking about other aspects of my daughter's life that make her feel special. We enjoy talking with her about school, camping and horses, too. We always enjoy our asthma follow-up visits with Miss Janislynn.

OU Physicians Patient Jul 29, 2016

Janislynn is a fantastic asthma specialist. She is so good with kids. My daughter was anxious about her visit, but Janislynn was so kind. She just started asking my daughter all about her summer and within a few minutes, my daughter opened up and smiled. We always have a great experience in this clinic.

OU Physicians Patient Jul 29, 2016

I wish that all physicians cared about their patients as they do at OU Children's Medical Center!

OU Physicians Patient Apr 26, 2016

This was the best 1st appt with any doc I have every had.

OU Physicians Patient Mar 28, 2016

She is a very good provider. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

OU Physicians Patient Feb 8, 2016

Janislynn always takes the time to listen and understand ___'s current symptoms before coming to her conclusion about her plan to treat. She is wonderful with ___ and explains her treatment plan very clearly before we leave the appointment.

OU Physicians Patient Nov 10, 2015

Provider was very knowledgable about asthma and explained medications needed very well

OU Physicians Patient Mar 27, 2015

Janislynn is caring and compassionate. She provides the best asthma care possible. We love her.

OU Physicians Patient Mar 18, 2015

Janislynn is an expert in her field, for sure. She has a great combination of knowledge and kindness to provide the best care for children.

OU Physicians Patient Mar 18, 2015