Jacob J. Wolfrum, DPM

Jacob J. Wolfrum, DPM

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Jacob Wolfrum, DPM, is originally from Buffalo, NY, and is a caring empathetic board-certified podiatrist at Desert Foot and Ankle.

Dr. Wolfrum graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University at Buffalo with a degree in psychology and biology. He received his medical degree in Podiatry from The Dr. William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago, IL. He attributes his knowledge, dedication, work ethic, and skills to the excellent training he received at school.

After medical school, Dr. Wolfrum began residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. After two years, he decided to transfer to the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System in Manhattan and Brooklyn for two additional years. The VA offered the added benefit of training under surgeons in Phoenix at Banner hospitals, performing Charcot Reconstruction, total ankle replacement, trauma surgery, external fixation, fracture repair of the foot and ankle, soft tissue pathology and tendon and ligament repair, as well as reconstructive procedures of the mid and forefoot.

Dr. Wolfrum believes in addressing aggravating and underlying conditions in order to properly treat and achieve the best quality of life for his patients. He is caring and empathetic and believes it is important to establish a surgeon-patient relationship based on trust and transparency.

Being from Buffalo, he is a die-hard Buffalo Bills fan as well as a long-time enthusiast of Formula 1 and sports car racing. He enjoys attending sporting events, skiing, snowboarding, and listening to rock and roll.

Education

  • Undergraduate studies in Psychology and Biology from the University of Buffalo (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from The Dr. William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago, IL
  • Residency completed at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, and VA NY Harbor Healthcare System in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Board Certifications

  • American Podiatric Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Banner Thunderbird
  • Banner Del Webb
  • Banner Boswell
  • Banner University

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