Dr. Mark Fischer, MD

Dr. Mark Fischer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Mark Fischer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Maple Grove, MN. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

9630 Grove Cir N Ste 200

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Contact Information

(763) 520-7870

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica
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Top Care Areas

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

Trigger Finger
very high
more than 96% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 91% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Fischer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fischer "Mark D. Fischer, MD, is board certified in hand and upper extremity surgery as well as general orthopedics. His office practice consists almost exclusively conditions of the arm, particularly the elbow, wrist and hand. He has a special interest in the arthroscopic treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome as well as thumb basal joint, wrist and elbow conditions. He also has an interest in arthritic conditions of the hand, particularly the base of the thumb. Dr. Fischer treats all injuries of the hand; including lacerations, tendon and nerve injuries. He also treats all orthopedic injuries of the entire skeleton on an emergency basis at North Memorial Hospital."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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40  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hand Surgery at University of Minnesota Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fischer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fischer's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fischer to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Fischer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My finger is so messed up. Broke my pinky and wrecked the joint, so it was stuck straight. Had surgery and now I can’t straighten it. It’s completely bent. Therapy was doing little to straighten it. Now the hardware is working its way out and scraping me from inside! Its only been 3 months! All he...more
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He is the best, thanks God for him! I'm a hairdresser and I had a multiple fracture on my wrist that was really bad, lots of hardware put in and I was back to work doing hair three months later.
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Getting a second opinion, but I am in the same position/frustration as Sue Boettcher. Came in with a simple mallet finger and am now unable to use hand for sports, activities, and reduced everyday/professional effectiveness! I've been complaining to my wife ever since surgery, and seeking to...more
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Had basal thumb joint surgery. Following the surgery and cast removal, it was obvious the surgery was botched up! It looked as though they placed the tendon ribbon on the wrong side of my palm, so it literally looks as though my thumb is coming out of my palm instead of the side of my hand! Prior...more
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Dear Healthgrades Guest, We sincerely apologize for the experience you had with Dr. Fischer. Your feedback is an opportunity for improvement on our part and Dr. Fischer would appreciate a chance to discuss this matter further with you. Please contact us directly at 952 847-4035. Sincerely, Twin Cities Orthopedics

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