Dr. Bruce Fletcher, MD

Dr. Bruce Fletcher, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
(26)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Bruce Fletcher, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Margate, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

Northwest Broward Orthopaedic Associates

5901 Colonial Dr Ste 201

Margate, FL 33063
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fletcher performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Knee Dislocation
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Fletcher's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Fletcher's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fletcher "Dr. Bruce Fletcher is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is a sports medicine, Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon whose goal is providing a warm and welcoming environment to patients seeking quality orthopedic care. The focus is on conservative treatment with onsite digital x-rays and physical therapy facilities for the convenience of his patients. In addition to specializing in shoulder and knee minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, his practice also provides treatment for fracture care, sprains, strains, sports injuries, neck and back pain, arthritis, various hand conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger, along with a multitude of other orthopedic related issues. With over 25 years of experience in South Florida, he is currently accepting new patients, of all ages. Dr. Fletcher also offers emergency/same day appointments on a case by case basis. Visit our website for further information and to see how we may assist you in your orthopedic care."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fletcher "Dr. Bruce Fletcher is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is a sports medicine, Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon whose goal is providing a warm and welcoming environment to patients seeking quality orthopedic care.  With over 25 years of experience in South Florida, he is currently accepting new patients, of all ages. Dr. Fletcher also offers emergency/same day appointments on a case by case basis. Visit our website for further information and to see how we may assist you in your orthopedic care."

15  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

95  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Miami/jackson Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Miami/jackson Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Washington Adventist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fletcher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Northwest Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Fletcher's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fletcher to family and friends
26 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fletcher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (12)

I am writing on behalf of my Uncle, who is extremely pleased with the results of his meniscus surgery as proven by his recent 50K (32 miles!) run, his first Ultra at Skydive Ultra this past January. I should mention my Uncle will turn 80 in May and is looking forward to doing more races. Dr....more
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I’ve been a patient of Dr. Fletcher for 16-17 years. During that time he has performed knee, shoulder, carpal tunnel and trigger finger operations on me-all successful! He has a great personality and takes the time to listen to what the problem is. The only negative is that he could not perform my...more
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Dr. Fletcher is a wonderful doctor -not only is he kind and compassionate, he is an excellent clinician. I have seen him for several issues over the years, as well as members of my family and we trust him completely. As a patient and an RN, I would highly recommend him!
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I have had shoulder pain for years. Several of my co-workers recommended that I see Dr Fletcher. After an MRI, Dr. Fletcher performed surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. After about 4 months of physical therapy, I have no pain and a full range of motion in my shoulder. I highly recommend Dr....more
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My college student broke his hand days before returning to campus. Dr. Fletcher’s staff was so accommodating to get my son into see the doctor within an hour of leaving the emergency room! Dr. Fletcher is a wonderful and caring Orthopedist! Highly recommend such a thorough and kind doctor and his...more
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