Dr. Mark Wallen
Dr. Wallen has practiced for 35 years in Santa Monica and has developed a large referral base from local physicians. In 2012, he merged his solo practice into the Santa Monica Podiatry Group. Dr. Wallen was born in Toronto and is of course, a serious Hockey fan.
Dr. Wallen’s surgical expertise includes soft tissue and bone tumor removal and treatment of arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle. Maintaining joint motion is the ideal goal, rather than fusion procedures. The doctor is experienced with utilizing FDA approved Class 4 “true-cold” Laser therapy especially for nerve conditions affecting the foot and ankle.
Dr. Wallen specializes in the use of modern orthobiologic injection therapy with PRP (platelet rich plasma) plus A2M (Alpha 2 Macroglobulin) for the non-surgical treatment of tendon and joint diseases. The doctor has completed specialized training in the use of fat augmentation injection for painful corns, calluses and fat atrophy with LEPUEVA allograft.