Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Dr. Kelsey J. Millonig, DPM, MPH, AACFAS

Dr. Kelsey Millonig is a fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon and is elated to return to her home state to serve the people of Iowa. She is passionate about improving patient outcomes in foot and ankle surgery with innovative techniques, research, and leadership. Dr. Millonig offers expertise in minimally invasive surgery (bunions, hammertoes, flatfoot), limb deformity correction and lengthening (clubfoot, congenital defects, brachymetatarsia, or traumatic deformity), orthoplastic reconstruction (soft tissue injury), nerve injury, charcot neuroarthropathy, arthritis, total ankle replacement, and traumatic injuries. With her extensive athletic background she also enjoys treating athletes with sports injuries allowing them resume competitive activity.

Dr. Millonig is an Iowa native raised in St. Ansgar, IA. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Luther College in Decorah, IA where she earned honors as an All-American softball player and NCAA Woman of the Year. She completed her medical education at Des Moines University earning dual degrees in Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Masters in Public Health. As a medical student, she was selected to intern at the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Millonig completed her surgical residency at Franciscan Foot and Ankle Institute in Federal Way, WA and reconstructive fellowship at the Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics International Center for Limb Lengthening in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Millonig has served in medical service trips in five countries including the Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project and Uganda Clubfoot Care Project. She has authored multiple articles in medical journals and textbooks. Dr. Millonig is asked to lecture nationally, has earned several scholarly awards, and held multiple leadership positions in numerous national podiatric and public health committees with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery, American Public Health Association, and the American Podiatric Medical Association.

In her free time Dr. Millonig enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, horseback riding, and personal wellness.