Dr. Anna DeSaix, DPM

Dr. Anna DeSaix, DPM


Triangle Region

Chapel Hill

Dr. Anna DeSaix, DPM, is a board-certified podiatric surgeon for the EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region Foot and Ankle team. Prior to joining the EmergeOrtho foot surgeons, Dr. DeSaix practiced in St. Louis, Missouri. She returned to Chapel Hill recently to be close to her family. She is excited to be back home and looks forward to helping improve patients’ quality of life in her hometown community.

Education and Expertise

Dr. DeSaix obtained her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then graduated from Rosalind Franklin University, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. DeSaix completed her residency in Podiatric Surgery at DePaul Medical Center in St. Louis. She worked in several orthopedic podiatrist groups, and she had her own successful private practice in St. Louis.


  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Podiatry School: Rosalind Franklin University, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency: DePaul Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri


Dr. DeSaix enjoys working with both foot and ankle orthopedics. She treats conditions including but not limited to:

As a podiatric doctor, Dr. DeSaix treats patients’ injuries and conditions using conservative methods whenever possible. If a diagnosis is severe or does not respond well to nonsurgical approaches, Dr. DeSaix will then utilize orthopedic foot and ankle surgical treatment options.

Request a consultation with Dr. DeSaix now to get the specialized care you need. Or, call us at 919-220-5255 anytime to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member, so we can help you Emerge Stronger. Healthier. Better.

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

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They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

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