Dr. Jonathan Fow, MD

Dr. Jonathan Fow, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Jonathan Fow, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Arroyo Grande, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

Jonathan E. Fow, M.D.

200 Station Way Ste C

Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hip Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Fow'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fow "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

161  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Numbness
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Paget's Disease
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Tricep Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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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.

Education

  • College of William & Mary in Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Medical College of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Saddleback Memorial Medical Center-Laguna Hills Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

French Hospital Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Fow is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Fow's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fow to family and friends
32 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Fow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I needed shoulder surgery and was terrified to have it, so I waited until I couldn't hardly move my arm. Dr. Fow assured me that I would have physical therapy immediately and that I would be fine. I had to trust him since I had to have the surgery. Well! my surgery was a piece of cake I can't...more
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Dr. Fow is a fabulous human being. My mom, who is deaf and has dymentia, is cared for by Dr. Fow. He is patient and communicates effectively with her about her broken bones.
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I fell, broke my hip and was rushed to French. Dr. Fow performed emergency surgery and did a genius job! I was up and walking in no time. He also is very kind and considerate. I asked him for a minimum of pain medication, so he gave me 1/4 the usual amount for hip patients, which was perfect. ...more
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Was very impressed with Dr Fow! Have recommended him to friends and family! He repaired a Torn Meniscus, will go back to him for any surgeries I need!
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Don't waste your time. Very unprofessional.
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