Dr. Joseph Fitterer, MD

Dr. Joseph Fitterer, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(13)
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Dr. Joseph Fitterer, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Spokane, WA. He is 73 years old.

105 W 8th Ave Ste 6050

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
very high
more than 91% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 82% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fitterer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fitterer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitterer to family and friends
3.0
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Fitterer's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He needs to be mindful of his office staff. How they dress, the office is kinda dirty. The restrooms on the 6th floor were filthy at 7:00 am. His receptionist licked her fingers constantly as she paged through documents stapling and sorting. ICK. It just seems to make you Leary when a secretary...more
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in Spokane, WA |
Dr Fitterer is very no nonsense, but not the feeling of rushing thru appointment. He explained himself very well and was truly concerned about my well being. Highly recommend.
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in Veradale,WA |
Professional, very personable, extremely thorough,constant eye. Contact with daughter and myself. Very relaxed atmosphere, listened and compassionate. Thank you as these qualities are not alway exhibited
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Dr. Fitterer accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.