Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD

Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
(36)
Save
Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads in 2000 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

1850A Town Center Pkwy

Reston, VA 20190

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Fitzer's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Fitzer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fitzer performs Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Fitzer performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fitzer treats Obesity more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Fitzer treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fitzer performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Fitzer performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Fitzer's conditions and procedures:

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Esophageal Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Obesity
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

Bariatric surgery is a demanding specialty, and I believe that a physician cannot really provide high-quality care unless they commit to their full attention to it. Bariatric surgery is all that we do at Virginia Bariatric Surgery.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2006
University Of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2001
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2000
Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
Medical School
1996
Christopher Newport University
Undergraduate School
2006
2005
2001
2000
1996

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Fitzer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fitzer

4.2

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
72.22222222222223%
(26)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
3 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
1 Star
13.88888888888889%
(5)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Fitzer?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Fitzer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
Dr. Fitzer is amazing. Competent, educated and just an all around good guy. I just had gastric sleeve surgery 2 weeks ago. I haven’t regretted it yet. The only pain I experienced was from bloating from the CO2 during surgery and a little incision pain but that’s to be expected. Nothing I couldn’t...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD?
Reply
Just has gastric sleeve 2 weeks ago. I have no regrets. I just adore this doctor. He’s competent, educated and really knows his “stuff.” Not once have I doubted anything he’s said throughout this process. He’s confident, no nonsense and straight to the point. I love that. Too many doctors spew a...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD?
Reply
Remarkable and very proficient surgeon. My gastric bypass surgery was, literally, a painless experience. At hospital, I was splendidly looked after by a very caring, committed, and dedicated care unit staff. Same praise goes to Dr. MF’s team. Like all of his patients, I was discharged with no...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD?
Reply
My son Andrew had surgery Tuesday 10/9/18 with Dr Fitzer. Only to find out that Dr Fitzer sends his patients home within 48 hr after major abdominal surgery with no pain medication. I am RN for 27 plus years and in all my career I have never seen a patient treated this way! My son nor my...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option12
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD?
Reply
Dr. Matthew Fitzer is a highly skilled Bariatric surgeon. Dr. Fitzer has a very professional manner that conveys confidence and competency; he listens well, and communicates in a straightforward manner. He is very experienced, having completed many years of bariatric surgery and has excellent...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option2
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Matthew Fitzer, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Fitzer?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO