Dr. Kirk Woelffer hails from Mound, Minnesota. After graduating with a degree in Biology from St. Olaf College in 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. 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 the North Carolina FC professional soccer team and Company Consultant for the Carolina Ballet.
Dr. Woelffer is Board-Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rear-Foot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He holds memberships with: American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, American Podiatric Medical Association, North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society. Dr. Woelffer is active staff at WakeMed Hospitals, Duke Raleigh Hospital, and Blue Ridge Surgery Center.
Current Team Podiatrist – North Carolina Football Club professional soccer team
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
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
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Great personality and fun demeanor!
Dr. Woelffer has taken care of me and my feet for several years and I am very pleased with him. He is professional, caring and knowledgeable.
Very.pleased with all facets of the visit. I have already set a return visit. I will continue with your group as my specialist team
Dr. W was so funny and friendly
I like his laid back style, breaks down everything in layman's terms, and really knows his profession inside and out
Dr. Woelffer is very engaging and showed concern for my issues with my ankle. He listens, which has not been my experience with all doctors.
Dr Woelfler and his team went far and above the call of duty the other day. While I am a current patient, I did not have an appointment and decided to pop in as I was next door and see when the Dr. might have time to work me in. And just like that, they found the time and I was seen to. All with the same sunny disposition that is the hallmark of Dr. Woelfler’s office.
Dr. Woelffer was extremely friendly, courteous, and informative. He did an excellent job easing me through the process of having my ingrown toenails removed.
Dr. Woelffer is wonderful & caring doc, as is the whole staff. I have told my friends & family to come to this office! They all have become patients ~
Love my doc!
Dr. Woelffer was great. He is highly recommended by friends, colleagues & my husband who is a physician & refers his patients to Dr. Woelffer. Paige was excellent with her communication & the treatment that she provided me. She is extremely knowledgeable in her field of work.
Everyone was very courteous and helpful. They made my Mom, who is 91 years old, feel especially welcomed.
Dr. Woelffer provided clear and concise explanations concerning my problem and followed up with a management plan that both addressed my current problem and how to prevent future worsening. He comes across as knowledgeable and caring, if a bit quirky, which kept things light without losing the professionalism you expect in a doctors office.
Dr. [Woelffer], Raleigh, very thorough, professional, and good. Also, his nurse, “Melissa” [...] was extremely professional and pleasant.
Good doctor, good service
[...] The doctor was engaging and entertaining and of course knowledgeable.
Dr. Woelffer's outgoing and congenial manner combined with his clear explanation of the procedure he was doing made my first visit with him very pleasant. I had been to this office a couple years ago for a similar procedure with another doctor who was also very helpful and am glad to now to be able to add Dr. Woelffer to my list of medical professionals on which I can depend.
Always fantastic service and helpful advice.