Gary S. Fanton, MD

Sports medicine surgeon

Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
4.8 out of 5
197 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

Sports Medicine Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 1-800-717-0012
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1982) OH
  • Internship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1978) OH
  • Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1985)
  • Fellowship: Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (1983) CA
  • Medical Education: Medical College of Wisconsin (1977) WI

Honors & Awards

  • C.V. Mosby Medical Honors Award, Medical College of Wisconsin (1977)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Medical College of Wisconsin (1977)
  • Academic Distinction, University of Michigan (1969-1973)

Administrative Appointments

  • Team Physician, San Francisco 49ers (2007 - Present)
  • Head Team Orthopedist, San Francisco Giants Professional Baseball (2001 - 2004)
  • Head Team Orthopedist, Stanford University Football (1992 - Present)
  • Company Physician, Ballet San Jose of Silicon valley Professional Ballet Co. (1985 - Present)
  • Associate Team Orthopedist, San Francisco 49er Professional Football (1984 - 1998)
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

The nurse was very kind and even offered us water, tea or coffee although Dr. Fanton was not late.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I've had Dr. Fanton for over 20 years I trust his judgment and skill.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Fenton is outstanding as is everyone I've dealt with at the clinic.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Would not consider going to someone else for orthopedic issues. Best dr. I've had my whole life; personable, knowledgeable and caring!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Fanton and his assistant Mark are always so friendly and do a fantastic job of making you feel at ease!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Overall very good services. Always satisfied.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Really like this doctor but....he speaks very fast & only spends 5 minutes with me.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Fanton's approachable, down-to-earth manner and ability to explain in layman's terms gave me confidence that he provides care to the best of his knowledge.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Gary Fanton is a remarkable man...

SHC Patient, May 2014

Everyone extremely caring and professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

This is the best team in the world.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Absolutely recommend.

4.8 out of 5
197 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

The nurse was very kind and even offered us water, tea or coffee although Dr. Fanton was not late.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I've had Dr. Fanton for over 20 years I trust his judgment and skill.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Fenton is outstanding as is everyone I've dealt with at the clinic.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Would not consider going to someone else for orthopedic issues. Best dr. I've had my whole life; personable, knowledgeable and caring!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Fanton and his assistant Mark are always so friendly and do a fantastic job of making you feel at ease!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Overall very good services. Always satisfied.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Really like this doctor but....he speaks very fast & only spends 5 minutes with me.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Fanton's approachable, down-to-earth manner and ability to explain in layman's terms gave me confidence that he provides care to the best of his knowledge.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Gary Fanton is a remarkable man...

SHC Patient, May 2014

Everyone extremely caring and professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

This is the best team in the world.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Absolutely recommend.