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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

Primary Office

Address:
2141 N. Harbor Blvd.
Suite 3500
Fullerton, CA 92835
Phone:
(714) 626-8630
Fax:
(714) 626-8659
Recommend this Physician
4.8 out of 5 (118 Ratings | 8 Comments)

Reviews

20-Aug-2018
Dr. very friendly and responsive to my needs.
14-Aug-2018
*Dr. Bittner answered ALL questions and concerns my husband and I threw at him. And more!
2-Aug-2018
*Dr. Bittner consistently provides, caring, expert and supportive medicine.
5-Jun-2018
good
2-Apr-2018
lovely
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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.

Education

  • Medical School:
    University of Kansas Health Sciences - Lawrence, KS
  • Internship:
    Hamot Medical Center - Erie, PA
  • Residency:
    Hamot Medical Center - Erie, PA
  • Fellowship:
    Allegheny General Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Awards

  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2009
  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2010
  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2012
  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2013
  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2014
  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2016
  • OCMA Physician of the Year - 2013
  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2017
  • Physicians of Excellence, OCMA - 2018

Areas of Interest

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

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