Dr. Duncan Fischer, MD

Dr. Duncan Fischer, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 59 years old

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Dr. Fischer specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in San Angelo, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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There is an absolute likelihood that I would recommend Dr. Fischer to family and friends. Dr. Fischer is the most caring, thorough, and apparently knowledgable Neurosurgeon I have ever experienced. He takes his time discussing your complaint with you and your family. He is a conservative Doctor, and he prefers medication over surgery. If he does not think he can help you enough with surgery, he will not hesitate to say so and he will not operate. Dr. Fischer is the best Neurosurgeon I have met.
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Dr. Fischer was so thorough. He never rushed me, explained x-rays and MRI to my satisfaction. Was very patient and concerned with my condition.
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Dr. Fischer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Yale Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor Coll Med Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor Coll Med Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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