Dr. April Fetzer, DO

Dr. April Fetzer, DO

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. April Fetzer, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

1611 W Harrison St Ste 300

Chicago, IL 60612

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fetzer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fetzer treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Fetzer treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fetzer treats Spine Disorders more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Fetzer treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fetzer treats Spinal Stenosis more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Fetzer treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Fetzer's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Discography
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

My primary role is to provide non-operative spine care for patients with neck and back pain. What we talk about are different ways that we can treat the patient's pain and symptoms while avoiding a surgical procedure - which could be not only expensi...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2003
    Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 2000
    Garden City Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    1999

Awards

Dr. Fetzer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fetzer

4.3

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
80.48780487804878%
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4 Stars
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(0)
3 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
2 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
1 Star
14.634146341463415%
(6)

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Average Wait Time
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She is the greatest doctor ever. Beautiful facility. Wait time is less than 5 minutes. Dr very knowledgeable and ask questions and listen and explain procedures. You are treated very well from the time you walk in until the time you leave
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Dr Fetzer, David and the entire support team is incredible. I am so thankful to have Dr Fetzer as my physician. She is a one of a kind doctor that evaluates my condition by talking and listening to my concerns. Her recommendations start out by avoiding surgical remedies and focuses on the least...Read More
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I was in pain for a year, saw two spine doctors, two chiropractors, two physical therapists, another physiologist--they all had me misdiagnosed. But Dr. Fetzer figured out my condition (myofascial pain syndrome) within the first 15 minutes of my appointment with her. She's the best. Never has a...Read More
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Very professional and spends the time to diagnose the problem. Both my side and I have been patients for a number os years. We feel very confident and comfortable with her.
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I couldn't be happier with Dr. Fetzer,, her PA, and the entire staff at Rush Ortho, where I have never had to wait to get in and even got in early when I arrived early. I have lumbar stenosis and she was very honest with me about my condition and the limitations of treatments. I had the epidural...Read More
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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