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Patient Reviews

4.5
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Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald Fithian is Excellent. Dr. Fithian has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
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Promptness 4.0
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Courteous Staff 4.5
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
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Bedside Manner 4.4
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Spends Time with Me 4.4
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Follows Up After Visit 4.2
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

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 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Donald C. Fithian practice?
Dr. Donald Fithian has 1 office location.
Dr. Donald Fithian practices Orthopaedic Surgery near El Cajon, CA.
See El Cajon Orthopedic Surgeons.