Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice, MD

Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from St. George's University in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and general surgery.

8841 E Bell Rd Ste 201

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fitzmaurice's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fitzmaurice "Specialize in minimally invasive hand and wrist surgery. Particular focus on arthritis and nerve compression such as carpal tunnel syndrome."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Replacement, Small-Bone
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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3 Sanctions
  • Failure to disclose required information (8/16/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida
  • Substandard Care (8/22/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
  • Professional Misconduct (4/21/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Northern Illinois University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • St. George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Palmetto Health Richland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of South Carolina-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Louisville-Kleinert Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Barry University / School of Graduate Medical Science
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation,
  • Richland Memorial Hospital Education and Research Foundation research grant.,
Media & Publications
  • Fitzmaurice MJ, Lefaivre J-F, Friedman HI, Chest Wall Reconstruction. Current Surgery. 62(2): 168-174; 2005.,
  • Fitzmaurice MJ. A novel approach for the application of the vacuum assisted closure device to the difficult anatomy. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 59(11): 1249-50; 2006.,
  • Friedman HI, Bender JW, Giurgiutiu V, Watson C, Fitzmaurice MJ, Yost ML. The Use of biomedical Sensors to Monitor Capsule Formation around Soft Tissue Implants. Annals of Plastic Surgery 56(1): 72-77; 2006.,
  • Andrew K Lee, M.D.; Mark Khorsandi, D.O.; Nurulhussein Nurbhai, D.O.; Joseph Dang, M.D.; Michael Fitzmaurice, M.D.; Kyle A Herron, M.D: Pronator syndrome; endoscopic decompression; technique; outcome. Accepted for publication,
  • Friedman HI, Fitzmaurice MJ, Lefaivre J-F. An evidence based appraisal of the use of hyperbaric oxygen on flaps and grafts. Plast Reconstr Surg 117 (Suppl.): 175S; 2006.,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fitzmaurice's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitzmaurice to family and friends
34 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fitzmaurice's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

UPDATE: Need to amend review written a week ago. After reaching out to financial people at FHI, agreement was reached on out-of-network charges. Had procedure done yesterday; entire process from being checked in to being advised/prepped on procedure, meeting with doc, followed by procedure...more
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Great doctor, amazing staff and facility. I initially meet with the Dr's PA Megan. She was amazing and provided the care I need to treat my condition. Dr Fitzmaurice performed my surgery and I'm amazed at the outcome. I'm happy i took the recommendation of a friend who was a patient and made an...more
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I had my carpol tunnel sugery last Mon. 18th. So far I am experiencing more trouble than before i had the sugery. You would think after a week I would have some relief. I'm all bruised on my arm and stomach from part of this. Sure hope I will get the results I deserve.
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Overall I would say, The staff/doctor do not care for patient needs.. I was diagnosed with bilateral carpal tunnel and scheduled for surgery. The surgery wait is ridiculous, for me was about 3 moths. Symptoms continued to increase, was not allowed to get any leave from work, had to wait until...more
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3 cancellation of surgery since September. He only does surgery 1x a month for Medicare. if you'd like to take 8 months to get your knuckles and a pinky done come see him! The ring figure I won't count since it had to be corrected... Look elsewhere and avoid the stress! The update.. after this...more
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