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Elliot L. Plotkin, DPM, M.D.

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Elliot L. Plotkin, DPM, EdD, specializes in esthetic reconstruction of foot deformities, including pediatric sports medicine, injuries, diabetic foot care and limb salvage. He is board certified in podiatric surgery and podiatric orthopedics. Dr. Plotkin received his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and has a Doctorate in Education. He did his residency training through the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals, and was an Assistant Professor there for several years. Dr. Plotkin's clinical areas of expertise include trauma injuries, diabetic foot care, limb savage, reconstruction of the foot and ankle, and sports medicine. He was instrumental in developing the use of radiofrequency lesioning in the treatment of plantar fasciitis. This treatment commonly used for years for back pain is now being used to successfully treat common heal pain with remarkable results and recovery times. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. Dr. Plotkin is a member of the Providence Holy Cross and Providence Saint Joseph Medical Staffs providing care in podiatric surgery and general podiatric care.
Education
Institution
Type
New York College Podiatric Medicine, NY, NY
Medical School
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO/POS
  • Health Net Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons POS
  • Secure Horizons Secure/UHC HMO
  • TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • Workers Compensation
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus
 
14901 Rinaldi Street Suite 315
Mission Hills, CA 91345
(818) 365-5763
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center