Dr. Allison Willkom, DPM
Dr. Allison Willkom is board qualified in Forefoot and Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University, where she also competed as a scholarship Track & Cross-Country athlete. She then graduated as Valedictorian of her class from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine before going on to complete her three-year surgical residency at Legacy Health in Portland, OR. At Legacy Health, she received comprehensive training in Reconstructive and Revision Foot & Ankle Surgery, Lower Extremity Trauma, Diabetic Limb Salvage, and Sports Medicine. In her third and final year, she served as Chief Resident of the Program.
As a working wife and mother, practicing physician, and former competitive athlete, Dr. Willkom appreciates the importance of healthy, functional, and pain-free feet throughout all walks of life. She recognizes the physical, mental, and emotional toll that injury and illness can take, and she therefore hopes to utilize her understanding of foot and ankle pathology to maximize prevention and to expedite patient healing. Ultimately, Dr. Willkom believes that patient understanding is the key and final element to success; she therefore strives to educate her patients on their conditions, enabling them to play an active role in their healthcare and ensuring that they feel comfortable and confident in their treatment plans.
Dr. Willkom is a proud Minnesota transplant. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her husband and two young daughters, running, trying new recipes, and rooting on her Duke Blue Devils!