Jeffrey D. Willers, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle located in Nashville, TN & Franklin, TN

About Dr. Willers


Jeffrey Willers, MD, specializes in orthopedic surgery of the foot and ankle. Dr. Willers sees patients at Elite Sports Medicine + Orthopedics’s Midtown location in Nashville and Cool Springs office in Franklin, Tennessee. 

Originally from Georgia, Dr. Willers received an undergraduate degree in biology from Emory University and obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. Following a surgical internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University, Dr. Willers completed a fellowship at the prestigious OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Willers is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has specific interests in sports-related injuries, trauma, adult reconstruction, and degenerative and arthritic problems.

Dr. Willers serves as a team physician for Lipscomb Academy and Lipscomb University. He previously served as a professional football team doctor from 2005-2018. In addition, Dr. Willers has been recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor from 2017-2020.



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Originally from Nashville, TN, Hannah Cloutier, a Physician Assistant (PA-C), received her Master of Science from Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to completing her graduate studies, Hannah attended Samford University in Birmingham, AL, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Hannah works primarily with Dr. Jeffrey D. Willers, in support of his practice specializing in surgery of the foot and ankle. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys hiking, listening to live music, traveling and spending time with family.

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Kelsie Frey, a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC), received her Master of Science in Nursing from Belmont University. Prior to completing her graduate studies, Kelsie attended Michigan State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Kelsie works primarily with Dr. Jefferey Willers, specializing in Surgery of the Foot and Ankle. Her passion for the medical industry stems from her love of helping people and educating them about their bodies and ailments. She individualizes every patient’s experience because each body is unique.