Dr. J R. Fisher, MD

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Dr. J R. Fisher, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Christiana Spine Center 4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 3302, Newark, DE 19713 Get Directions
(302) 623-4144

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Dr. Fisher specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery and practices in Newark, DE. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

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

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Arthritis of the Neck
      • Arthritis of the Spine
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Discogenic Pain
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • 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
      • Spondylarthritis
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      Procedures Performed

      • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
      • Disc Replacement
      • Fracture Care
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Knee Surgery
      • Kyphosis Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Neuroplasty
      • Scoliosis Surgery
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spinal Tumor Surgery
      • Steroid Injection

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1990

      • Internship Hospital
        Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

        Completed in 1991

      • Residency Hospital
        Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

        Completed in 1995

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Hospitals Of Cleveland, Case Medical Center

        Completed in 1996

      • Undergraduate School
        Dartmouth College

        Graduated in 1984

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Delaware not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Fisher's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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