Dr. Stuart J. Fischer, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 64

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Dr. Fischer's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Summit Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Summit Orthopedics and Sports
33 Overlook Rd Suite 301
Summit, NJ 07901
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    Dr. Fischer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Fischer's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2013
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
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    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Fischer

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Graduated in 1975

    Internship Hospital

    Grady Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
    Complete in 1979

    Fellowship Hospital

    New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Complete in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fischer & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Fischer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Overlook Medical Center where Dr. Fischer has admitting privileges:

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    • Overlook Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fischer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fischer to family and friends

    54 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Fischer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    54 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    54 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    54 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 53 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Fischer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    54 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    54 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    54 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    54 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Fischer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Summit Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    Summit Orthopedics and Sports
    33 Overlook Rd Suite 301
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 277-1122 (Office)
    (908) 277-0140 (Fax)
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