Dr. Charla Fischer, MD

Dr. Charla Fischer, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 37
(50)
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Dr. Charla Fischer, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 37 years old and has been practicing for 6 years.Read her story

161 Fort Washington Ave

New York, NY 10032

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Fischer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fischer "I'm committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for my patients with a commitment to pain control and a quick recovery. I treat back and neck problems using minimally invasive surgical techniques when appropriate. My practice focuses on degenerative disc diseases of the cervical and lumbar spine, herniated discs, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, trauma, and tumors."
This content was provided by Dr. Fischer "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Strain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Vertebroplasty

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Columbia University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fischer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fischer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fischer to family and friends
3.9
based on 50 total reviews (18 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Fischer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

New York, NY |
Dr Fischer is a world class surgeon. You will not find a more skilled and knowledgeable surgeon .I had the privilege of having her for my Lumbar Spine.. This was a very complex surgery that had to be done all over again with 2 more fusions from an unfortunate accident . Her skills and knowledge...more
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in New York, NY |
I am 5 years post op from reconstructive spine surgery rectifying my severe scoliosis. I had a 68 degree curve and she rectified my condition to a 12 degree curve, Her bedside manner was excellent and she takes or returns my calls to this day. I recommend her to EVERYONE who seeks a spine...more
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in NY |
Horrible person. Very proud. Least interested in listening to my problem. Dismissive. Thinking the only intelligent person in the room is she. Gave me a misdiagnosis. This part is interesting I got the x-rays at NYU(she won't see me without one) she said the nothing wrong with it and didn't bothey...more
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in New York City |
Excellent doctor. Handed our patient of complex spine Surgery with efficiency. Thanks to Dr. Charla
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in bronx, ny |
Awesome surgeon and physician. Excellent customer service. Recently departed Columbia to practice at NYU. Great loss and I'm doing everything to follow her.She fused my spine in three places; we are connected for life!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fischer accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
    POMCO Group PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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