Dr. David Fisher, MD

Dr. David Fisher, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. David Fisher, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

8450 Northwest Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46278

Contact Information

(317) 802-2828

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Fisher's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fisher "Dr. Fisher, an Indiana native, received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana in 1977. He attended Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis for his post-graduate studies and received his medical degree from Indiana University in 1982. Dr. Fisher interned at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis before completing his residency in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Indiana University in 1987. He then went to St. Anthony Hospital in Columbus, Ohio to perform a one-year fellowship in joint implant surgery. Dr. Fisher is affiliated with two Indianapolis-area hospitals: OrthoIndy Hospital and St.Vincent. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as a past president of OrthoIndy. Dr. Fisher is the current director of the Total Joint Center of Excellence at OrthoIndy Hospital and president of the Orthopaedic Research Foundation. Dr. Fisher has had numerous articles published in professional journals, presented at national and international medical associations and participated in many research projects and FDA trials. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fisher "My mission is to abide by the Hippocratic oath and provide my patients with the best service that I can. I remain a very strong patient advocate, and I am committed to upholding the highest medical and ethical standards for the profession. I am committed to providing my patients with information about appropriate treatment options, answer questions about medical risks and accurate medical facts and provide the best surgical treatments available."

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

84  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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49  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Depauw University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • St. Anthony Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fisher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Fisher's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fisher to family and friends
24 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Fisher'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
Dr. Fisher Says:
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Our patients continue to reward us with high patient satisfaction scores and multiple new patient referrals.  We work hard to provide patient and family education regarding conditions and proposed surgical options for our patients.  We follow up with highly skilled surgical procedures and monitored rehabilitation as patients recover from their procedures.

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Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Fisher replace my knee and I could not ask for a more skilled, compassionate surgeon. Highly recommend Dr. Fisher. Ortho Indy also the best hospital I have ever been in, staff outstanding!
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Dr Fisher is very compassionate and understands what the patient is going through. He has an excellent beside manner and is an awesome surgeon. I had bi-lateral knee replacement and I had absolutely no problems. I was literally back up and walking the day after surgery. My wife said I was...more
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