Howard Fishbein, MD

Howard Fishbein, MD

About Howard Fishbein, MD

Dr Fishbein has been in the practice of family medicine for over 40 years in Irvine. He received his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University, medical degree from Chicago Medical School, and completed his family medicine residency at Memorial Hospital of Long Beach.

Dr Fishbein was on the original board of directors of Irvine Medical Center (now Hoag Irvine) and Greater Newport Physicians, and chairman of family medicine of both Hoag Hospital and Irvine Medical Center. He was also the president of PICH – People for Irvine Community Hospital. He is currently the medical director for the FCC Irvine location.

In addition, he is the physician on call for the performers and staff of Five Points Amphitheater and previously for the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. Many of his patients have commented on his superb timeliness and calm personality. He communicates well with his patients and staff and is very personable and professional. He has coached little league, softball and soccer in the city of Irvine.

  • Volunteering in Organizations Such as Families Forward & Flying Samaritans


Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2018)

Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2017, 2018)

Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.

On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

On-Time Doctor Award

Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and promptness scores.

Patients’ Choice Award (2017, 2018)

Patients’ Choice Award
(2017, 2018)

Patients’ Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Education & Training

  • Residency: Memorial Hospital, Long Beach
  • MD: Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • BS: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL