Dr. Douglas C. Wisch, MD

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Dr. Douglas C. Wisch, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Litchfield Hills Ortho Assocs 245 Alvord Park Rd Ste A2, Torrington, CT 06790 Get Directions
(860) 489-8655

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Dr. Wisch specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Torrington, CT. He practices at 1 location.

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3.6 based on 17 responses
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in Litchfield, CT |
TOTALLY missed MRI film ( as did radiologist at CHH).. Had sever pop while training my dog in right index knucle area.. Could not grasp as finger would go off to the side as I tried to grasp.. Looked at MRI the the CHH radiologist missed as well.... I was told by PA bruised bone.. Dr. Wisch said MRI showed nothing.. After FOUR MONTHS went to another hand specialist.. HE IMMEDIATELY saw a 100% rupture of ligament off index knuckle! Went right in for surgery! Almost needed joint replacement!
in Eastbrook, ME |
Dr Wisch is top notch...... I have been his patient for 25years and had multiple surgeries done by him. My confidence and trust in him is such that for my most recent surgery I drove 11hrs as I've moved to Maine from NY. It used to take me 1&1/2 hrs to get there. He is great, explains things thoroughly, cares and loves his work. The only negative is the office staff. I no longer can just leave a message for Dr Wisch! It's a big run around and usually takes several calls to get what I need.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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 Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Wisch has 1 board action

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    • Wrong-site surgery  (11/19/2013)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Connecticut
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Nj Med School

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Nj Med School

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    SUNY

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Wisch's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Wisch's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients