Dr. Thomas J. Fischer, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 61

8501 Harcourt Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260
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Hospital Quality

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Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
1701 N Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Eskenazi Health
1001 West 10th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fischer

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
8501 Harcourt Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Terre Haute Office
1801 N 6th St
Terre Haute, IN 47804
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    Dr. Fischer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Fischer's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1989
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    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
    • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
    • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Microneurovascular Surgery
    • Microsurgical Procedures
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Arthritis of the Wrist
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cartilage Tear
    • Contracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dislocated Joint
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Disorders
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Pain
    • Finger Injuries
    • Fracture
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Injuries
    • Hand Pain
    • Joint Pain
    • Laceration
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Ligament Sprain
    • Ligament Tears
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Nerve Conduction Disorders
    • Nerve Injury
    • Neurological Injuries
    • Osteoarthritis
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    • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
    • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wounds
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Injuries
    • Wrist Pain
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    Background Check for Dr. Fischer

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • 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

    • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, 1990
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    University of Washington Medical Center
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Harborview Medical Center
    Complete in 1984
    University of Washington Medical Center
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Ao International Fellowship
    Complete in 1985
    Duke University Hospital
    Complete in 1986
    Indiana University Medical Center
    Complete in 1985
    St Vincent Hospital And Health Services
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    Butler University
    Graduated in 1975
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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 the 5 hospitals where Dr. Fischer has admitting privileges:

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    • Eskenazi Health

    • Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital

    • St. Vincent Carmel Hospital

    • St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

    • Union Hospital

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    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fischer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fischer to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Fischer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Fischer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Fischer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
    8501 Harcourt Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
    (800) 888-4263 (Office)
    • Parking: Onsite free parking adjacent to building
    B
    Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
    Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Terre Haute Office
    1801 N 6th St
    Terre Haute, IN 47804
    (812) 234-8840 (Office)
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