Dr. Cary Fitchmun, MD

Dr. Cary Fitchmun, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 46 years old

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Arroyo Medical Group, Inc
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      in Grover Beach, CA |
      As I get older I find that it is important to have a doctor that cares about you. Dr. Fitchmun goes beyond the office visit. He has called me at home to see how I am doing after a tough day.I also have called him at home for advice about a medical problem. I know he cares about me and my health.
      in Arroyo Grande, CA |
      Dr Fitchmun was very knowledgeable and helped me with a serious condition that several other doctors totally missed. I am greatful to him and his wonderful staff.
      in Grover Beach, CA |
      I so appreciate it that he takes time to explain things to me. He is the best Doctor that I ever had. I have so much faith in him....I trust him - and.... this is saying alot.
      in Nipomo, CA |
      Excellent doctor - takes time to listen - very knowledgeable - best provider I've seen in this area.
      in San Luis Obispo, CA |
      Dr. Fitchmun is, quite simply the best physician I have ever had. In a specific instance he saved me from grave medical harm by identifying a serious condition another MD had concluded was not serious. He did this by taking the time to listen to me and do a thorough physical exam and referred me to appropriate follow up care immediately. He is obviously in this business because he cares about his patients and enjoys his work. I cannot recommend him highly enough for his skills and compassion.
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      Specialties

      • Family Medicine
      • Adult Medicine
      • Concierge Medicine
      • Preventive Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Family Practice

      Conditions Treated

      • Allergies
      • Anxiety
      • Arthritis
      • Asthma
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Depression
      • Diabetes
      • Emphysema
      • Heart Disease
      • High Cholesterol
      • Hypertension
      • Infectious Diseases
      • Injuries
      • Mole
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoporosis
      • Pneumonia
      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Skin Cancer
      • Skin Diseases
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

      Procedures Performed

      • Biopsy
      • Cryosurgery
      • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Immunization
      • Mole Evaluation
      • Mole Removal
      • Pap Smear
      • Pelvic Exams
      • Physical Examination
      • Pulmonary Function Test
      • Skin Biopsy
      • Skin Cancer Removal
      • Skin Tag Removal
      • Stitches
      • Urinalysis
      • Vaccination
      • Wart Removal
      • Wellness Examination

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1999

      • Internship Hospital
        Glendale Advent Hospital

        Completed in 2000

      • Residency Hospital
        Glendale Advent Hospital

        Completed in 2002

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Specializes in Family Medicine
      • Board certified in Family Practice
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Fitchmun's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Fitchmun says...

      Since I was a child, I wanted to be a doctor. Now that I have been in practice for 14 years, I still look forward to every new work day. I believe that to diagnose and treat patients effectively a doctor must not only have excellent examination skills but takes time to listen compassionately and attentively. The best outcomes happen when patients actively participate in maintaining good health, preventing illness, and controlling disease. To do that, I provide my patients with solid medical information and treatment plans that are aligned with their needs and goals so they can make the best possible health care choices.  

      In 1993 I graduated from UC Berkeley with honors and then attended UC Davis School of Medicine with a Regents Scholarship. After completing my residency in 2002, I joined Arroyo Medical Group and currently served as its medical director. I maintain board certification in Family Medicine, and I am an active member of The American Academy of Family Physicians and the California Academy of Family Physicians. 

      I'm happily married with 2 children and enjoy surfing, swimming, hiking, and traveling in my spare time.

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      Dr. Fitchmun's Care Philosophy

      I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.