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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Donald E. Bittner, MD

4.8 out of 5 (110 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physician
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
Address
2141 N. Harbor Blvd.
Suite 3500
Fullerton, CA 92835
Accepting New Patients
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Primary Office

Address
2141 N. Harbor Blvd.
Suite 3500
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Phone
(714) 626-8630
Fax
(714) 626-8659

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • 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
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    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.

    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
  • 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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