Founder of Bay Harbor Podiatry Group
As Founder of Bay Harbor Podiatry Group in 1983, Dr. Marc G. Mittleman has provided personalized and cutting-edge foot and ankle healthcare to South Bay residents for over 30 years at his Torrance, California practice. Dr. Mittleman specialized in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and ankle disorders, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Dr. Mittleman personally treated tens of thousands of patients taking special care to listen and provide customized treatment plans to meet their specific needs. Dr. Mittleman ceased patient care activities as of May 2015.
He has continued to oversee and administrate the clinical and ancillary team at Bay Harbor Podiatry Group. The current group of Drs. Bloch, Carroll, Leaming, and Pérez are well equipped to handle the entire spectrum of foot and ankle problems that present themselves to the practice.
Throughout his career, Dr. Mittleman received multiple honors. He was named Clinical Attending Doctor of the Year 1986 by the Southern California Podiatric Medical Center Residents and Attending Doctor of the Year 1986 by the Senior Podiatric Medical Students of the Covington Training Center, Los Angeles, a division of The California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco.
Dr. Mittleman studied at the University of Michigan prior to attending podiatric medical school. He completed his Bachelor of Science at the California College of Podiatric Medicine followed by a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) in 1980. His post-graduate qualifications include a 2-year residency in podiatric surgery at the Northlake Community Hospital in Northlake, Illinois. Prior to founding Bay Harbor Podiatry Group, Dr. Mittleman served at Westside Podiatry Associates in Culver City, Calif.
From 1993 to 2002, Dr. Mittleman served as Residency Director of the Podiatric Surgical Residency Program at Bay Harbor Hospital – Harbor City and Little Company of Mary – San Pedro Hospital.
In more recent years, Dr. Mittleman introduced several new technologies to the practice and the South Bay Community: the Cutera Genesis II Laser for advanced treatment of toenail fungus, the Cutting Edge MLS® Pain Relief Laser Therapy system, and Radial Extracorporal Shockwave for non-invasive treatments of heel pain and other inflammations. The most common use of these treatments are for eradication of toenail fungus without harmful systemic medications and for rapid non-invasive pain relief and helping swollen or inflamed areas. Dr. Mittleman has served as consultant to the Cutting Edge and Cutera Laser companies, as he was one of the first doctors in all of California and the U.S. to begin using these laser therapy treatment protocols.