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Donald E. Bittner, MD
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Donald E. Bittner, MD

(714) 626-8630
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physician
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
  • Additional Languages Spoken
    Spanish, English

Primary Office

2141 North Harbor Boulevard
Suite 35000
Fullerton, CA 92835
(714) 626-8630
(714) 626-8659
Recommend this Physician
4.8 out of 5 (102 Ratings | 20 Comments)


Very thorough & professional.
*Dr. Bittner is open to explore all possible causes related to the medical problems & follow thru.
Doctor was clear on explaining the damage to my hand, showing me the x-ray and why surgery was necessary. He showed concern that I needed the surgery as soon as possible and would follow up with his partner since his schedule was booked and not available for 3 weeks. I left feeling good I would be treated as soon as possible.
dr. bitnor is a great dr.
Doctor was very friendly and explain everything I need to know very clearly.
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Physician Bio

Dr. Bittner is a highly experienced surgeon specializing in reconstructive and microvascular surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow. Dr. Bittner's expertise includes general orthopedic treatment of sports injuries, fractures, arthritis, and nerve disorders. He is one of Southern California's most respected hand specialists, offering patients advanced techniques in arthroscopic wrist and reconstructive hand surgery, for complex wrist instabilities.

Dr Bittner, as a Naval Reserve Captain, served 12 months in Afghanistan, were he oversaw building and operations of numerous battlefield hospitals, performing countless surgeries in difficult circumstances. He continues his service as Deputy Chief of Staff Reserve, Navy Medicine West. He is the recipient of the Legion of Merit Medal for extraordinary service and achievement.

In addition to his busy practice at St Jude, Dr Bittner also teaches as Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UCI.


  • Medical School:
    University of Kansas Health Sciences
  • Internship:
    Hamot Medical Center
  • Residency:
    Hamot Medical Center
  • Fellowship:
    Allegheny General Hospital
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery


2009 - 2018 Physician of Excellence, OCMA

Areas of Interest

Hand & Micro Surgery, Hand & Wrist, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Hand Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Surgery

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