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Dr. Fred Pilcher, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Pilcher

Dr. Fred Pilcher, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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Dr. Pilcher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pilcher treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pilcher treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pilcher treats Knee Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pilcher treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pilcher treats Joint Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pilcher treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pilcher's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Total Joint Replacement
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Fred Pilcher, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Chldns Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Blodgett Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Butterworth Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Butterworth Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
1978
1978
1978
1974
1973

Awards

Dr. Pilcher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pilcher

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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Dr. Pilcher is amazing, I had excellent results from a completely torn ACL repair. Bedside manner is kind and attentive, experience/knowledge is great. I'm on year 15 of a total ACL repair and I have zero complaints. I didn't even take anything for pain meds after surgery other than a few...Read More
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I saw Dr. Pilcher for my knee. I asked him, "Please touch the side of my knee where it is most swollen." He refused. He did not exam or observe my knee. He didn't offer any ideas of why I can't bear any weight on my knee and the pain is sharp even during rest. The appointment was a waste of...Read More
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