Dr. David Fetter, MD

Dr. David Fetter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. David Fetter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Waukegan, IL and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Emory Univ Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2626 Washington St

Waukegan, IL 60085

Contact Information

(847) 599-9500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
more than 36% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 32% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 28% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

29  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Emory Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Emory Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Harvard Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fetter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fetter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fetter to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Fetter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

De Fetter is amazing! He is always happy to see you and will always find a way to help you. Dr Fetter repaired my ACL and now I am better than ever. I highly recommend Dr Fetter.
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Dr Feter is Amazing! He and his employees work very hard. They have fixed my elbow and my daughters elbow also. Dr fetter always has a way to help and never is looking at the bad side.
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I have had a great experience with Dr. Fetter! He fixed my knee and it is like brand new now. He is amazing and he has helped my other family members too and they are now all recovered because Dr Fetter helped them.
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