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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary Fanton is Excellent. Dr. Fanton has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Gary Fanton, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Fanton graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater San Jose
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Fanton has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • El Camino Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Gary Steven Fanton MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Gary S. Fanton practice?
Dr. Gary Fanton has 2 office locations.
Dr. Gary Fanton practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Redwood City, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Clara, CA.
See Redwood City Surgeons.