Dr. Kirk Woelffer hails from Mound, Minnesota. After graduating from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, he obtained his medical degree from Des Moines University in Iowa. Dr. Woelffer then completed his surgical training at Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, under the guidance of Dr. Allen M. Jacobs. Later, as an American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons European Fellow, Dr. Woelffer had the opportunity to work with surgeons in Germany and Austria. Today, he is proud to be the Official Podiatrist of both the North Carolina FC professional men's soccer team and the North Carolina Courage professional women's soccer team, and Company Consultant for the Carolina Ballet. Dr. Woelffer and his wife, Christina, are busy parents to three active children, and in his spare time he enjoys outdoor activities, all types of music, classic cars, playing basketball, running and watching Minnesota sports teams.
Board-Certified: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rear-Foot/Ankle Surgery)
Graduate: BA, Biology, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine: Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa
Residency: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Fellowship: American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Active Staff: WakeMed Hospitals, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Rex Hospital, Blue Ridge Surgery Center
Memberships: American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, American Podiatric Medical Association, North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society
Current Team Podiatrist - NCFC/NC Courage men's/women's professional soccer teams
Current Company Consultant - Carolina Ballet professional dance company
Past Team Podiatrist - Carolina Hurricanes professional hockey team
Past President - North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society
Past Committee Member - Diabetes Center, Duke Raleigh Hospital
Past Panel Physician - Wound Healing Center, Duke Raleigh Hospital
"Five-Year Follow-Up of Instep Plantar Fasciotomy for Chronic Heel Pain", The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, July/August 2000
"Bisphosphonates for the Treatment of Charcot Neuropathy" (diabetic bone disease), The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, September/October 2004
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Woelffer, please call our office at (919) 850-9111. Dr. Woelffer welcomes patients from Raleigh, Cary and Wake Forest, NC, as well as Wake county, Johnston county, and surrounding areas in and around the Raleigh-Durham area of NC.
To learn more about your feet and ankles or to see Raleigh Foot & Ankle Center from Dr. Woelffer's perspective, read Dr. Woelffer's entries on our blog.