Dr. J Fisher, MD

Dr. J Fisher, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. J Fisher, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 3302

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Disc Replacement
very high
more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Fisher's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland, Case Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fisher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fisher's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fisher to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fisher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Sometimes the wait may be long but I never mind because I know that Dr Fisher will spend as much time with the patient that it takes for them to understand and have all their questions answered. I know that he will do that for me as well, so I don’t mind waiting.
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Dr. Fisher is an excellent surgeon and a compassionate physician. I've trusted him for the past 8-9 years and each of the procedures he's helped me get thru. He listens to patients and has a terrific manner or way of helping you get thru and understand what is needed for various procedures. He's...more
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Extremely knowledgeable. I have the greatest confidence in him, absolutely marvelous Doctor! He listens to patient and very clearly explains what needs to be done.
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08/12 Dr. Fisher put a Prodisc C in my neck. 09/12 he put another disc in my neck. 09/15 the pain was so bad I sought treatment elsewhere, the vertebrae between the two Prodiscs was crushed and part of the artificial disc was laying on my spinal cord. A very serious injury that needed immediate...more
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