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.

Medical School
  • New York College Podiatric Medicine, NY, NY
  • English


Elliot Plotkin, D.P.M.
14901 Rinaldi Street
Suite 315
Mission Hills, CA 91345
(818) 365-8553
(818) 365-4524


  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Diabetes Management


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Health Net PPO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • ILWU Blue Shield PPO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons POS
  • Secure Horizons Senior/UHC HMO
  • TriCare/TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
  • Workers Compensation
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Facey Medical Group
  • HealthCare Partners Medical Group
  • Lakeside Community Healthcare
  • Regal Medical Group