Dr. Larry Fishman, MD

Dr. Larry Fishman, MD

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Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o
(144)

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Dr. Larry Fishman, MD is a minimally invasive neurological spine surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in minimally invasive neurological spine surgery, interventional pain medicine, and more.Read his story

Florida Surgery Consultants

427 S Parsons Ave Ste 110

Brandon, FL 33511
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fishman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fishman performs Spinal Compression Fracture Repair more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fishman performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Balloon Kyphoplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Vertebroplasty
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fishman treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Fishman treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Thoracic Spine Fracture
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fishman treats Thoracic Spine Fracture more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Fishman treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Fishman's conditions and procedures:

Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Back Disorders
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Car Accident Injuries
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Block
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Disorders
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Procedure
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Motor Vehicle Accident
Neck Injuries
Neck Pain
Neck Pain Procedure
Neck Surgery
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Ablation
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fracture              
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Steroid Injection
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Surgery
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebroplasty
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

The goal of this practice is to provide the highest quality and compassionate care to our patients with brain and spinal conditions. Our philosophy is to put the patient first. My staff and I are dedicated to providing personalized care, catering ...

Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital
  • University of California
    Internship Hospital
  • 1979
    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School
    1979

Awards

Dr. Fishman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fishman

4.4

Based on 144 reviews

5 Stars
80.55555555555556%
(116)
4 Stars
6.25%
(9)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0.6944444444444444%
(1)
1 Star
12.5%
(18)

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I had my first carpal tunnel syndrome surgery in 2014 by Dr. Fishman. That surgery was perfect he was professional and carring. Now even though it's been almost 5 years and the same wrist is acting like it did prior I am very confident it will also be handled quick and mostly pain free. (No surgery...Read More
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Dr. Fishman is an excellent surgeon, he did a fusion three years ago on my back and the outcome is still great!
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I had my first carpal tunnel syndrome surgery in 2014 by Dr. Fishman. That surgery was perfect he was professional and carring. Now even though it's been almost 5 years and the same wrist is acting like it did prior I am very confident it will also be handled quick and mostly pain free. (No surgery...Read More
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I feel much better than expected. No pain! Everyone at Dr. Fishman's was so helpful.
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Dr. Fishman was a second opinion and we are so glad we did. He was very straight forward with regards to my surgery. (I had the same surgery 6 months prior with another physician) My husband and I felt immediate confidence in Dr. Fishman. I feel we made the best choice in choosing him.
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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
NetworkBlue
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
Employer Group PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay CoreNet
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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South Bay Hospital

Sun City Center, FL