In 1982, Dr. Harry Cotler graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor’s in Science. He then obtained his license to practice medicine at The New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1986. The following year, Dr. Cotler did an intensive preceptorship program that was both hospital and office based. As a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, he went on to open his first practice in downtown Miami.
While in Florida, Dr. Cotler served as an adjunct faculty member to the Barry University School of Podiatry. Through Mt. Sinai Medical Center, the students would rotate within the clinic gaining experience while in their 3rd year rotations with Dr. Cotler as their clinical instructor. Also, while in Florida, he was on the medical and surgical staff for several local hospitals.
Soon after Hurricane Andrew, Dr. Cotler and his family moved to Soldotna, Alaska. He was in private practice in Alaska until November 2017. While there, he also provided podiatry care in Homer, Kodiak, Seward, and Valdez. Having been in Alaska for 25 years, Dr. Cotler and his family decided to relocate to Maryland to be closer to family.
In addition to Dr. Harry Cotler’s teaching appointment at the podiatry school in Florida, he was also a member of both the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Broward County Podiatric Medical Association. In 1993, he became a Board-Certified Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine, now called the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM). This led to him becoming a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. While in Alaska he also continued his membership with both the state and national Podiatric Medical Associations, having had hospital and surgical privileges at Central Peninsula General Hospital, Kodiak Providence and Seward Providence.
With all of Dr. Cotler’s knowledge and experience he has been able to help countless individuals. His teaching experience has allowed him to communicate certain problems and solutions on a basic level for patients to feel comfortable. His experience on several organizations’ boards has earned him the respect of the podiatric community and has made him a highly-experienced doctor.
Annually, Dr. Cotler attends podiatric medical conferences to keep up with the current trends and changes in podiatric healthcare, and also attending multiple online based webinars.
In addition to the specialty services and treatments listed, Dr. Cotler specializes in care of ingrown toenails and fungal nails.
Get the help you need from a trusted professional by giving Dr. Cotler a call today. Now seeing patients in both Columbia and Kensington, Maryland.
In 1982, Dr. Harry Cotler graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor’s in Science.
He then obtained his license to practice medicine at The New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1986.
Dr. Cotler completed an intensive preceptorship program in 1987, that was both hospital and office based.
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Super friendly and helpful desk staff.
While in the office with my husband who is a long time patient, I asked if someone could also take care of a very sore toe I had. I had filled out the new patient forms before coming in, and another doctor was able to take care of me after my husband's appointment. We both left with much needed - and appreciated - relief. Also, the person in the front office was very kind and helpful.
Even though my problem had all but disappeared, i was interested in the doctor's views. Dr. [Cotler] was very helpful identifying the likely causes and suggestions on avoiding a repeat occurrence.
Staff is always helpful, and considerate. The new doctor (Harry Colter) is very helpful.
Great staff and professional doctor and assistant.
Dr [Cotler] was outstanding! He immediately assessed my toe problem and did surgery that revealed an infection. He was informative and patient with my questions. He talked me through the process with a high degree of surgical skill and a sense of humor. I enthusiastically recommend Dr [Cotler] !
Very thorough and helpful
Dr. [Colter] was great. Minor surgery performed and everything is healing well.
Dr Cotler covered everything as well as giving a feeling of trust and coincidence.