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With OrthoNebraska since 1998, Brian has focused his career on caring for patients before and after total joint replacements and works with Dr. Bryan Bredthauer. Brian began his career teaching CPR and first aid for the American Red Ross. He received his EMT-A license and became a student athletic trainer for UNO before his physician assistant training.

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Brian volunteers his time by giving lectures to future physician assistants at UNMC and the College of St. Mary’s. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. Their favorate past time is traveling.

Ages treated: 19+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

23 Years in Practice



  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | Master of Physician Assistant Studies, 1997
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha | BS, 1995 (Biology)

Memberships & Awards

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (234 Ratings, 57 Comments)

5 stars
Feb 17, 2020
Brian Fontana was terrific
5 stars
Jan 20, 2020
Well, the last one I guess I misjudged the numbers, but everything was fine. I was referred over to ortho over by Oak View and they took me in immediately after I filled out the forms, took the x-rays, the doctor's PA read them, showed them to me, explained to me what the problem was. They were able to take care of the situation by getting me into a boot where I have to be in for 3 weeks, and then they told me to come back and where to go to the second floor when I come back and they made a date for me, before I left, for February 10th at 1:10, and I was very happy with the experience. I didn't have a long waiting period, I
4 stars
Jan 6, 2020
I appreciate I was able to be seen and get treatment for my knee pain.
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