Our Staff

All our professionals at North Oakland Foot & Ankle maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.

John D. Arsen, DPM, FACFAS


  • 1977-1981
    Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI
    Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
  • 1981-1985
    Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine; Chicago, IL
    Doctor of Podiatric Medicine


  • 1985-1986
    Southwest Detroit Hospital; Detroit, MI
    Residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • 1986 - Present
    Private Practice



  1. Crittenton Hospital-Rochester, MI
  2. McLaren/POH-Pontiac, MI
  3. Wayne Sate University School of Medicine/ Clinical Instructor for the Family Medicine Residency Program
  4. St. John Providence Health System


  • Member of the Michigan Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Orion Township Trustee 1988-1992
  • Team Podiatrist For Hansons Brooks Running Team
  • Avid Marathon Runner, Cyclist, Water Skier and Snow Skier



Kristi Schons, DPM


  • Licensed in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, State of Michigan
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine


  • July, 2000-August 2002
    St. John Oakland Hospital (PPMR/PSR-12)


  • St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital
  • Bald Moutain Surgical Center


  • 1991- 1996
    Oakland University Rochester Hills, MI, Bachelor of Science
  • 1996 -2000
    Dr. William M. School College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine


  • 2000-present
    American Podiatric Medical Association
  • 2000-present
    Michigan Podiatric Medical Association


Spindler SA, *Clark KS, Callewaert DM, Reddy RG. Role and detection of 9 and 13-hydroxyoctadecadienoic acids.
Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology 407:477-8, 1997.

Spindler SA, *Clark KS, Blackburn ML, Bull AW, Reddy RG.
Occurrence of 13(S)-Hydroxyoctadecadienoic Acid in Biologic Samples. Prostaglandins 54:875-880, 1997.

Spindler SA, *Clark KS, Callewaert DM, Reddy RG.
Significance of immunoassay of 9 and 13-hydroxyocatdecadienoic acids.
Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 218(1):187-91,1996.

(*Clark KS = Kristi S. Schons)



Nancy, Medical Assistant/Office Manager


Diane Receptionist


Kaitlyn, Medical Assistant