Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO

Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO

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General Surgery  ·  
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62 y/o
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Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO is a general surgery specialist in Hurricane, WV and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery.

CAMC Teays Valley General Surgery

3661 Teays Valley Rd

Hurricane, WV 25526
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • The Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

85  Conditions Treated

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72  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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

  • College of Osteopathic Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital-General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fichter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fichter's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fichter to family and friends
31 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fichter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is great!
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Outstanding, in every way (sharing my own two cents, as if Web sites should publish patients' opinions). He most probably saved my life, on two different occassions, because that's what doctors do. He absolutely saved Dad's life, adding a good decade of much better quality to his years, because...more
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Excellent, very competent and qualified surgeon who takes good care of his patients even if it means irritating the nurses, hospital staff, and/or insurance companies. I would not hesitate for a second to have Dr. Fichter perform my surgery again!
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