About Dr. Donald Fithian

Dr. Donald Fithian, MD is a Doctor primarily located in El Cajon, CA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Fithian is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center/Kaiser Foundation and UC San Diego Health System. He speaks English.

Dr. Fithian has received 3 awards.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald Fithian is Excellent. Dr. Donald Fithian has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Donald Fithian is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.


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250 Travelodge Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020

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Dr. Donald Fithian has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Donald Fithian has the following 3 expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Board Certifications

Dr. Donald Fithian is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Fithian is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • UC San Diego Health System
  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1984

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital


  • Dr. Donald Fithian Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Kaiser
    • Kaiser Permanente

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