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Qualifications and Experience
*Please note: Dr. Latter does not accept any HMO insurance plans at his Pasadena location*
Dr. Mitchell Latter grew up in Beachwood, Ohio, and received an early education and interest in the eye by working with his father, a well-known Cleveland optometrist, during his summer vacations in high school and college.
Dr. Latter received his undergraduate degree in Biology with honors at the University of Cincinnati, followed by his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He moved to California for his medical internship at the Long Beach VA Medical Center. He then spent his three-year residency in ophthalmology at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was chief resident in 1983. He attended courses in the basic science of ophthalmology at Stanford University during his summers before and during residency, and also studied at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. After his residency, he was a Clinical Instructor at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.
Dr. Latter is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the California Medical Association, and the Los Angeles County Medical Association. He has been a long-standing volunteer for EyeCare America, a public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and co-sponsored by the Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc.
Dr. Latter has been in practice for 30 years! After all this time, he still prides himself on spending time with his patients for a dedicated, personalized approach to the practice of ophthalmology and medicine.
Verified Patient Reviews
He was informative, caring and thorough. He was very clear on what my issues were and what was needed to treat them. He was amazing!
He was patient and was able to actually get the vision to where I can see. It has been a long time since I have had a good doctor. Highly recommend.
He was extremely professional, nice & insightful. I felt very comfortable through out my entire visit. He seems like a pro and his bedside manner is impeccable. His staff are very informed and nice as well. His office is clean too. I highly recommend him.
Very pleased with him as a doctor. Very knowledgeable and takes his time with you. Was very happy except for the wait time. I had already filled out the paperwork and there was only one patient ahead of me and while the doctor waited for the patients eyes to dialect he still did not see me. I waited 45 minutes to be seen. Was not happy about that but other wise very pleased.
Warm, friendly, staff. Dr. Latter is excellent, explains well the cause of my eye problem. I would highly recommend his service to friends and family members.
Dr Latter was GIFT FROM GOD. He is caring, personable and simply has that special touch that makes you feel you're in the right place at the right time. Knowledgeable with an excellent bedside manor. He will be my optometrist for life.
Dr. Latter is extremely professional and attentive. He answered all my questions with care. He took his time and explained the exam and the situation with my eyes. Really great doctor- I highly recommend him.
Very nice front office ladies. Explained how visit would go. Doctor was nice and friendly. Explained what my issues where and got me on a plan to recovery.
The staff is friendly, professional and efficient. Dr Latter is low key, listens to your concerns and read the notes. He answered my very elementary questions with patience and respect. I have been previously trekking to Jules Stein for my eye care, but I found him to be knowledgeable, confident, and ably addressed my concerns. I am pleased to have found such a skilled practitioner near my area.
Jennifer at the front desk is very nice. The doctor is smart and kind. Highly recommend.
I love it there would go back again.He is a very nice ,sweet man.
he was very thorough and explained everything perfectly. I would definitely see him again.
The staff and Dr Mitchell are nice and very professional. Two thumbs up!
Dr Latter is very thorough. He listens to all your concerns and takes his time when examining you. Very pleasant to talk to and accommodating. Highly recommended eye doctor.
He was very professional and took his time with my son and very patient
The staff were pleasant and appeared competent. I was in and out in a timely fashion
Spent time, very precise
It was my first visit with Dr.Latter and i was very pleased with the visit and all of the staff was very nice!
Very nice staff, very helpful
Efficient. Everything was explained.
Very nice location, friendly and professional staff, I didn't mind waiting. I finally feel relieved after I was treated and prescribed the new medication. I have absolute faith in Dr. Latter, very happy I found him on ZocDoc and to be under his care. Thank you, Monika T.
Dr. Lattner was extremely thorough and helpful. I was looking for a new doctor because my long time ophthalmologist just became too assertive so I was avoiding visits. Transferring records now though…Dr. Lattner and his very helpful staff have a new fan.
Doctor is kind and professional. Staff is also friendly.
I would highly recommend Dr. Latter to friends and family! Doctor Latter, as well as everyone in the office, were very friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. The exam was very thorough and he explained everything well. All my issues and concerns were addressed. I would definitely go back to Dr. Latter in the future!
would highly recommend
I filled out a detailed questionaire online but the info I inputted was nowhere in the records. A little disappointed about that...
I really liked the service at this office. I was greeted and tended to as soon as I walked in. I did not have to wait long. I only waited about 10 minutes. I was processed quickly. The nurse told me that the doctor would be right with me. I expected to wait 20-30 minutes alone in the room, like many other doctors do, but I didn't have to wait at all. The doctor walked in and introduced himself. He took his time to examine me and diagnose what I had. He was very patient even though I was asking many questions. He explained everything thoroughly. I highly recommend Doctor Latter. - SONIA J.
Terrific. He's very professional and I'm referring my husband as well.
I really was impressed with the service and the kindness of staff!! I really liked Dr. Latter, I well be referring him to family and friends!
Dr. latter was very thorough with his examination, he explained everything that he was doing and even corrected issues I had previously! It was a wonderful exam!