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Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Fichter

Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO is a general surgery specialist in Hurricane, WV and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from College of Osteopathic Medicine And Surgery in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.


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(304) 757-2518

Dr. Fichter accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthSmart
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicare
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Railroad Medicare
The Health Plan
Upper Ohio Valley All Counties in West Virginia HMO-High
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Fichter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Surgery
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Dr. Fichter performs Esophageal Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fichter performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
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Dr. Fichter treats Abdominal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fichter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fichter treats Abdominal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fichter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fichter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dysphagia
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spider Veins
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
  • Wounds

About Me

Care Philosophy

I have years of experience in relationship building in the community and have a trusted reputation for excellent patient care.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Fichter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fichter

4.8

Based on 32 reviews

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1 Star
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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...Read 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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