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Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC) wants you to put your best feet forward. A podiatrist can help diagnose and treat a wide array of foot and ankle problems. If you are experiencing persistent pain in your feet or ankles, contact us today to arrange an appointment.

Dr. Jill Frerichs is highly trained in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the foot and ankle, and performing foot and ankle surgeries. Personalized treatment programs are developed to satisfy individual foot care needs.

Below is a listing of just some of the podiatry services available through Dr. Frerichs.

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  • Achilles tendon
  • Ankle instability
  • Ankle sprains
  • Arch disorders
  • Arthritic foot and ankle care
  • Athletes foot care
  • Bunions
  • Flat feet
  • Fungus toenails
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel spurs
  • Infections
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Injuries/trauma care
  • Neuromas
  • Planter Fascitis
  • Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery
  • Soft tissue masses and tumors
  • Tendon and joint pain
  • Warts




Jill Frerichs, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Frerichs is employed by Capital Orthopaedics and specializes in foot and ankle reconstruction, ankle arthroscopy, and foot and ankle injuries. She attended the University of Iowa and earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree at Des Moines University. She completed a three year foot and ankle surgical residency at Grant Medical Center. She is board certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rear foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

To make an appointment to see Dr. Frerichs at the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, please call (641) 842-1441.