Kirk E. Woelffer, DPM, FACFAS
Dr. Woelffer hails from Mound, Minnesota. After graduating from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, he went on to obtain his medical degree from Des Moines University in Iowa. He then completed his surgical training at Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, under the guidance of Dr. Allen M. Jacobs. Dr. Woelffer also had the opportunity to work with surgeons in Germany and Austria as an American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons European Fellow.
After moving to North Carolina to join Raleigh Foot & Ankle Center, Dr. Woelffer met and married his wife, Christina. Soon thereafter came both pets and kids. The Woelffers are proud to call Raleigh home. Dr. Woelffer enjoys outdoor activities, all types of music, classic cars, playing basketball, running and watching Minnesota Vikings football.
Board-Certified: American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Board Certified in Foot Surgery & Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery)
Undergraduate: BA, Biology, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
Residency: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Fellow: American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Active Staff: WakeMed Hospitals, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Rex Hospital, Blue Ridge Surgery Center
Community Involvement: Podiatrist, Carolina Hurricanes; Consultant, Carolina Ballet; Volunteer Physician, Alliance Medical Ministry and Open Door Clinic
Memberships: American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, American Podiatric Medical Association, North Carolina Foot & Ankle Society
Leadership: Past President of North Carolina Foot & Ankle Society, Advisory Committee Member of Diabetes Center at Duke Raleigh Hospital, Past Panel Physician of the Wound Healing Center at Duke Raleigh Hospital
“Five-Year Follow-up of Instep Plantar Fasciotomy for Chronic Heel Pain,” The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, July/August 2000
“Bisphosphonates for the Treatment of Charcot Neuroarthropathy” (diabetic bone disease), The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, September/October 2004
To schedule an appointment with foot and ankle specialist Dr. Woelffer, please call our office at 919/850.9111 or use our online Request an Appointment form. Dr. Woelffer welcomes patients from Raleigh, NC, Cary, NC, Wake Forest, NC (Wake County) and Johnston County, NC. For additional information on any condition, treatment or procedure, please visit our Where's Your Pain? educational library. Hablamos Español.