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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
26 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(14)
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald Fithian is Excellent. Dr. Fithian has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.2857142857143 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Donald Fithian, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Fithian graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Fithian has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • UC San Diego Health System 
  • Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center 

Languages

  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Donald Coburn Fithian MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Donald C. Fithian practice?
Dr. Donald Fithian has 3 office locations.
Dr. Donald Fithian practices Orthopaedic Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: El Cajon, CA.
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