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Kathryn Jenewein MDPodiatrist & Surgeon MCMC PodiatryPodiatry
Dr. Jenewein was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, IL. She obtained her undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science) at St. Norbert College in DePere, WI. Here she also competed in NCAA women’s cross-country and track & field, earning Academic All-Conference Athlete all 4 years. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2008.
She then obtained her DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA. She graduated a member of Pi Delta Honor Society and class valedictorian in 2012.
She went on to complete a comprehensive 3-year foot & ankle surgical residency in Portland, Oregon through the Legacy Health and Kaiser Permanente health systems. Her training included forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle reconstruction, deformity correction, and trauma; sports medicine and arthroscopy; as well as diabetic limb salvage and external fixation.
Dr. Jenewein spends most of her free time weight training and running. On the trail or road racing, she has a special interest and experience in minimalist / natural running. She also enjoys hiking, mountain biking, music, and traveling to visit family and friends.
Dr. Jenewein’s interests lie in foot & ankle surgery. She is trained in all of (but not only) the following:
- Ligament & tendon injuries
- Peroneal tendons
- Ankle sprains / instability
- Heel pain
- Foot & ankle fractures
- Elective reconstruction
- Flat foot / high arched foot
- Ankle arthroscopy / cartilage defects
- Foot and ankle arthritis
- Sports Medicine
- Ligament & tendon restoration
- Percutaneous procedures
- Diabetic foot
- Wound care
- Infection management
- Charcot reconstruction
Her approach to patient care is an individualized treatment plan based on specific goals. She believes in early diagnosis & intervention, with aggressive rehabilitation for active individuals. She aims to maximize mobility for all patients.