Dr. Jonathan Fow, MD

Dr. Jonathan Fow, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 47 years old

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Jonathan E. Fow, M.D.
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      3.9 based on 27 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Fow
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (27)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (27)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (27)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (27)
      Dr. Fow's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (27)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (27)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (27)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (27)
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      Los Osos, CA |
      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!
      Arroyo Grande, CA |
      Don't waste your time. Very unprofessional.
      in San Luis obispo |
      Fantastic surgeon
      in San Luis Obispo, CA |
      He's just the best at what he does. Period.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      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 Midfoot
      • Arthritis of the Shoulder
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Avascular Necrosis
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bicep Injuries
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • 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
      • Dislocated Joint
      • Distal Radius Fracture
      • Elbow Disorders
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Pain
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Exertional Compartment Syndrome
      • Femoral Acetabular Impingement
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot and Ankle Disorders
      • Foot and Ankle Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Hand Pain
      • Heel Spur
      • Hip Disorders
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Injury
      • Hip Pain
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • 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
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • 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
      • 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
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Stress Fracture
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • 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

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Adult Joint Reconstruction
      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Ankle Arthroscopy
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Arthroscopy
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand Surgery
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Replacement Revision
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Replacement Revision
      • Knee Surgery
      • Meniscectomy
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

      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

      • Medical School
        Medical College of Ohio

        Graduated in 1997

      • Internship Hospital
        Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Saddleback Memorial Medical Center-Laguna Hills Campus

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        College Of William & Mary In Virginia

        Graduated in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Fow's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Why Does Experience Matter?

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      Dr. Fow's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Fow

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      Dr. Fow's Care Philosophy

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