Kirk E. Woelffer, DPM - Raleigh, NC Podiatrist


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 has also had the opportunity to work with surgeons in Germany and Austria as an American Collge of Foot and Ankle Surgeons European Fellow.

After moving to North Carolina to join Raleigh Foot and 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 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

Fellow: 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


Past President - NC Foot and Ankle Society

Past Committee Member - Diabetes Center, Duke Raleigh Hospital

Past Panel Physician - Wound Healing Center, Duke Raleigh Hospital

Published Research:

"Five-Year Follow-Up of Instep Plantar Fasciotomy for Chronic Heel Pain", The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgey, 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 or use our online Request an Appointment form. 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.



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