Board-Certified Podiatrists

Skilled & Trusted Doctors

Committed & Accessible Medical Staff

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American Podiatry Group has served the greater San Francisco Bay Area for over 40 years. Our board-certified medical doctors and surgeons are highly trained and experienced to accurately diagnose and treat common and complex foot and ankle issues. 


Our team is committed to helping you find the best treatments and solutions that will relieve your foot or ankle problems. We believe in providing effective care that will ultimately help you get back on your feet.

Dr. Hershman

Dr. Donald Hershman is a board-certified surgeon with the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  He has been helping patients with their foot issues for over 40 years.

As a top-ranked podiatrist, Dr. Hershman understands the critical role of the foot and ankle, providing compassionate, advanced and above all, ethical courses of therapy based on the unique needs of each of his patients. The most common focus areas in his practice include sports medicine, foot surgery, orthotics, bunions, ingrown toenails and toenail fungus, warts, plantar fasciitis, diabetic wound care, and foot injuries.

Originally from New York, Dr. Hershman graduated cum laude from the State University of New York in Buffalo. He went on to receive his D.P.M. at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, followed by his surgical residency at Westchester General Hospital in Miami, Florida. In June 1982, he established his own practice in San Francisco and since then has continued to proudly serve his Bay Area community.

Dr. Mah

Dr. Matthew Mah is a board-certified and second-generation podiatrist physician who treats patients with a variety of foot and ankle problems. He is a San Francisco native who is honored to serve his local community here in the Bay Area.

Dr. Mah received his undergraduate Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at the University of Washington and obtained his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University. He also completed a three-year residency training focused on comprehensive podiatric medicine and surgery at the VA San Francisco Medical Center, a UC San Francisco Medical School teaching affiliate, serving as chief resident during the final year of his training.

He is qualified to treat patients who suffer from bunion deformities, heel pain/plantar fasciitis, sports-related injuries, deformities, fractures, arthritis, as well as a myriad of dermatological conditions related to the foot and ankle.

Our Team is Committed To Help You Get Back On Your Feet

Trusted & Compassionate Doctors

Our renowned doctors are dedicated, ethical, professional, and highly trained with years of experience diagnosing and treating foot and ankle issues for countless patients in their Bay Area community.

Professional & Friendly Staff

Our front desk staff is knowledgeable and courteous to help connect you with our doctors. They make it easy to book, reschedule or cancel appointments as well as contact your doctor when you nee

Convenient & Accessible

We do everything all in one place. Get diagnosed, X-ray images, and treatment all at our office with an easy-access elevator. No need to drive to multiple places for your care when you're already in discomfort.

Top Medical Imaging Technology

We provide the highest quality digital X-Ray machines for imaging to ensure that we give you the most accurate diagnoses.

Our Services & Specialties

Pain & Injuries

Wounds and Trauma
Sports Injuries
Heel spur
Heel Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Other Tendon, Ligaments, Muscle, or Bone Pain

Nerve-related Problems

Plantar Fasciitis
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Morton's Neuroma
Foot Drop
Charcot Foot
Hammer Toes (also known as rotated toes, mallet toes, retracted toes, or claw toes)
Peripheral Neuropathy (induced by diabetes, injuries, infections, chemotherapy, or other types of cancer treatment)

Dermatological Skin & Toenail Problems

Athlete's Foot
Warts and Blisters
Corns and Calluses
Ingrown Toenails
Toenail Fungal Infections
Toenail Trauma
Other Toenail Disorders or Diseases

Arthritis & Osteoporosis-related Problems

Tenderness, Pain, or Inflammation (like redness or swelling)
Stress Fractures
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Post Traumatic Arthritis

Diabetes-related Problems

Corns and Calluses
Ingrown Toenails
Toenail Fungal Infections
Athlete's Foot
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
Diabetic Neuropathy
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Dry or Cracked Skin
Heel Fissures
Plantar Warts

Custom Foot Orthotics & Arch Supports

We offer custom-made soft, rigid, and semi-rigid orthotics  For treating plantar fasciitis, flat feet and arch support, heel pain, abnormal motion, foot ulcers, calluses

Various Foot Surgeries

As needed, we also offer podiatric surgical procedures for our patients.

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