Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO

Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO

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Age 63
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Dr. Leonard Fichter, DO is a general surgery specialist in Hurricane, WV and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from College of Osteopathic Medicine And Surgery in 1980 and specializes in 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
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for West Virginia
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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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Treatment Frequency

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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very high

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

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Dr. Fichter's Reviews

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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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Aetna
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
Molina
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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