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Dr. Kelsie Effrein

Dr. Kelsie Effrein is a board-qualified foot and ankle specialist at On The Move Podiatry.
Dr. Effrein received her Master’s of Science in Anatomy at Des Moines University in 2015. In
2019 she graduated with honors and was in the top five of her class from Des Moines University
College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. In 2022, she successfully completed her residency in
Podiatric Medicine & Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery at Detroit
Medical Center. During her time at Detroit Medical Center Dr. Effrein served as chief resident
and worked with over fifty physicians alternating lower extremity trauma call with orthopedic
surgery every other week at a level two trauma center as well as covering six different hospitals
and ambulatory surgery centers.

Other rotations during her residency training included: orthopedic trauma surgery, infectious disease, Internal medicine, vascular surgery, general surgery, and emergency medicine. Dr. Effrein speaks English as well as Spanish and has
bachelor’s degrees in Human Biology and Spanish.

Dr. Effrein is experienced in diagnosing and treating the following pathologies:

  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hyperhydrosis of the foot
  • Painful metatarsal heads/fat pad atrophy
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Brachymetatarsalgia (short toe)
  • Haglunds deformity (pump bump)
  • Tendon and ligament tears and ruptures
  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Flat feet
  • High arches
  • Custom orthotics
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Ankle, calcaneus, and midfoot fracture fixation
  • Achilles tendon repair (open and minimally invasive)
  • Diabetic foot and ankle management and salvage
  • Wound care and limb salvage


Detroit Medical Center, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot
accreditation Detroit, MI


Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Master Of Science in Anatomy
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Bachelor of Arts, Human Biology and Spanish
University of Kansas

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