Dr. Thomas Fithian, MD

Dr. Thomas Fithian, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Thomas Fithian, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

730 Thimble Shoals Blvd Ste 130

Newport News, VA 23606

Contact Information

(757) 873-1554

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 94% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Fithian'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. Fithian "The mission of Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care while focusing on educating our patients in the prevention of orthopaedic injuries and diseases. We are committed to keeping bodies in motion! "

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Ny Orth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ny Orth Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fithian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fithian's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fithian to family and friends
29 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fithian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Great Doctor. Explained everything in detail. He was methodical and precise. Very pleasant and prompt. He operated on both of my shoulders still recovering from 1 as of this post and my other shoulder 10 years ago and it is perfect. If you have a Shoulder that needs addressing.....Dr Fithian...more
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Dr. Fithian was great! I have been experiencing pain in my shoulder for months and continued to put off seeing a specialist. What I appreciated the most was all the conservative measures before surgery. Now I am feeling great and my only regret is not seeing Dr. Fithian sooner.
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