Dr Donn Fuller

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Donn Fuller


Dr. Fuller attended Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa as a Presidential scholar, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1975 with a double major in Chemistry and Biology and a minor in Psychology.

He then attended the University of Iowa Medical School, home of the “Hawkeyes”, graduating there as a medical doctor in 1979. Dr. Fuller then attended the world famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, completing his internship and residency program in orthopedic surgery which culminated in chief residency in 1984.

Dr. Fuller joined Orthopedic Associates of Cape Coral in 1984, joining the two founders of the practice, Dr. Richard N. Delorio and Dr. Jack G. Beaulieu who had started the practice in Cape Coral in 1978.


Dr. Fuller enjoyed playing tennis competing for his high school and college teams and also during his med school years and residency. He had been 16 years in National Ski Patrol and still enjoys snow skiing in Montana and windsurfing when he gets the opportunity. Dr. Fuller also enjoys playing the piano.

He is very active with his three grandchildren who are nationally ranked ropers and attends the roping events around the state and nationally as they compete year round.


Dr. Fuller enjoys doing hip, knee and shoulder replacements as well as caring for his patients other problems such as rotator cuff tendon tears, meniscal tears of the knee, carpal tunnel, trigger finders and other fractures that he takes care of for patients through Cape Coral Hospital Emergency Room where he has taken call for the past 35 years.

Dr. Fuller operates at the Cape Coral Hospital on Mondays performing the majority of his surgeries there and operates at the Cape Coral Surgery Center where he performs his more minor surgeries.

Dr. Fuller, in the office sees and treats his patients conservatively and also performs various forms of injection as needed. Dr. Fuller enjoys the variety of his practice of general orthopedics and is accepting new patients in his office with or without referrals from local physicians. Most insurances are accepted.