Dr. Donald VanFossan, MD

Dr. Donald VanFossan, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Donald VanFossan, MD is a neurology specialist in Jackson, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in neurology.

Donald D Van Fossan MD

201 Clinton Rd Ste 106

Jackson, CA 95642
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. VanFossan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. VanFossan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

69  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Ca Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. VanFossan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. VanFossan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. VanFossan to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. VanFossan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Do not go to Dr. VonFossen to treat Parkinson’s disease. My husband is suffering greatly because of his overdosing of medicines that he knows nothing about!
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This man is undoubtedly THE most cold, unpleasant man that I have had the misfortune of dealing with in past years! His chosen profession is that of understanding & caring -neither does he project in the office; rather he stares down upon his patients, (literally, he is quite tall) as if they are...more
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I saw Dr. VanFossan for different reasons...I liked him very much but felt he did not offer much medical advice after having a stroke. I saw him for a followup and he offered little advice...As a person, I really like him, perhaps he is burnt out after seeing so many Patients over the years,
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Dr. Fossan found a problem of a cyst within my spinal cord that two other neurologists could not find years before even though the problem existed and was causing numbness at that earlier time.
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