Dr. Ira J. Gottlieb

Podiatrist Dr. Ira Gottlieb DPM

Dr. Gottlieb was the recipient of the 2002 Maryland’s Podiatrist of the Year award. He is a past Board Member of the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association, Past President of the Maryland State Board of Podiatry, Member of the American and Maryland Podiatric Medical Associations, Past  Editor for the Maryland Memo, an official publication of the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association. He is the current Medical Director of the Chesapeake  Research Group and the Chesapeake Ambulatory Surgery Center in Pasadena Maryland. Dr. Gottlieb’s expertise includes bunion correction surgery, hammertoe and forefoot corrections surgery, advanced clinical research, Diabetics and  and their particular foot and ankle needs as well as Reconstructive Surgery of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Gottlieb comes from a family of Podiatry as he is a Second-Generation podiatrist. His father, Dr. Morris M. Gottlieb, had the honor of serving as podiatrist to the White House during the Eisenhower administration. His interests include wood working, metal sculpture, glass blowing, gardening and crafting. He is a volunteer with the Second Chance Program of the Living Classroom Foundation working with troubled youths of Baltimore City. He has two children, Adam and Julie. He loves nature and the outdoors especially being on and around the ocean and the Chesapeake Bay.


Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1985.

Post-graduate training in foot and ankle surgery at the Lutheran Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Advance training in regional anesthesia of the lower extremity, NYSORA, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington D.C.

Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) in foot and ankle surgery.


  • English

Insurances Accepted

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC ("FASMA") ​is in network with most major health insurance plans including, but not limited to, those listed below. If you don't see your insurance plan listed, it may have another name.  Please contact the customer service number on the back of your card to verify your specific coverage.  

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  • Medicare MD
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  1. Pasadena, MD
    8028 Governor Ritchie Hwy Suite 100
    Pasadena, MD 21122
    (410) 768-5800
    (410) 768-5806

    Dr. Ira J. Gottlieb's hours at this location:
    Mon 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tue 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Wed 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Thu 8:00am - 5:00pm