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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 (104 Ratings | 25 Comments)


I have received excellent treatment
Dr. Bittner was knowledgeable about my issue and he was honest about my possibilities.
Dr. Bittner is an excellent provider and I have and will again refer him to others. He truly cares for his patients.
Dr Bittner was great he took his time with us and explained what the problems were. My son was nervous and scared and he was very reassuring.
Excellent care from Dr. Bittner and all office staff. EVERYONE at St Jude's is always courteous, friendly, and helpful. Well done!
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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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