Dr. Norton Fishman, MD

Internal Medicine •  Male • Age 82
  
Dr. Fishman
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Optimal Health Physicians

15235 Shady Grove Rd Ste 102 Rockville, MD 20850

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(301) 330-9430

Dr. Norton Fishman, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 55 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1961 and specializes in internal medicine and nutrition.


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Dr. Fishman's conditions and procedures:

  • Babesiosis
  • Bartonella Infections
  • Borreliosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Evaluation and Management Services
  • Lyme Disease
  • Preventive Care
  • Tick-Borne Disease

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Dr. Fishman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fishman

4.7

Based on 102 reviews

5 Stars
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Very knowledgeable and can explain in terms that I can understand.
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Bob W – Nov 16, 2018
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Visit was helpful and informative.
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C.R.U. – Aug 23, 2018
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pleasant, informative.
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R.M.B. in Rockville, MD – Jul 14, 2018
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Excellent doctor and supporting staff.
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Donna Brady in Rockville, MD – Apr 15, 2018
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Dr. Fishman was awesome. He gave EXCELLENT explanations about Lyme disease and its effects. My son said he is now his favorite doctor -- the highest praise I have heard lately from my 13 year old!
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S.G.A. in Rockville, MD – Apr 13, 2018
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I love Dr. Fishman. He is caring, competent and a great listener. Overall an outstanding physician.
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B.W. in Rockville, MD – Apr 09, 2018
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So excited to be able to consult Dr. Fishman after all the great things I have heard. What a great mix of expertise he has, including tick-born diseases and nutrition.
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Valerie S. in Rockville, MD – Apr 07, 2018
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Very thoughtful medical history taken. The office is welcoming.
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Jaylin T. in Rockville, MD – Apr 06, 2018
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It's always an uplifting and educational experience.
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Betsy in Rockville, MD – Apr 05, 2018
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Dr. Fishman is such an awesome superior physician. He spends time with you, never rushes, is open to listening and answering questions. I went in thinking I only had severe allergy problems and he figured out that Lyme and Babesia are probably at the bottom of it since a Z-Pac repeatedly made them better. He is the BEST!!!
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N.M.B. in Rockville, MD – Mar 30, 2018
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He spoke with confidence and this assured me that he was recommending the correct approach to getting rid of Lyme.
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Lou B. in Rockville, MD – Nov 07, 2017
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Very satisfied. I consider Dr. Fishman as someone who helps me stay healthy. And I enjoy the visits.
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Jerry Silverman in Rockville, MD – Oct 08, 2017
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Dr. Fishman is very knowledgable, friendly and patient. He takes time to listen and put together a treatment plan. He starts with the simplest plan and increases necessary medications only when more is needed. Fortunately, I have not needed a great deal of medication. The best knowledge I walked away with after a great deal of blood work had been completed, was that I am very gluten intolerant and that the gluten, when removed from my diet, decreased my Lyme's symptoms and made them manageable.
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Carolin847 in Rockville, MD – May 24, 2017
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Very professional, warm, compassionate, easy to talk to, knowledgeable and a pleasure to have an appointment with.
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Leslie77 in Rockville, MD – Mar 23, 2017
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Good interaction, just what I was hoping for.
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Dana54019 in Rockville, MD – Feb 26, 2017
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Wonderful.
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Hayden377 in Rockville, MD – Feb 24, 2017
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The doctor is top notch.
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Jordyn82 in Rockville, MD – Feb 23, 2017
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Always takes all the time necessary. Great knowledge.
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Dylan5679 in Rockville, MD – Feb 02, 2017
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I have been a patient of Dr. Fishman for almost 6 years, during which time he has helped me both understand and begin my recovery from Lyme disease and the co-infections that came with it. He is extremely patient in explaining the results of lab reports as well as his reasons for choosing the recommended treatments. I cannot imagine a doctor being more diligent, helpful, and intelligent about my treatment. I highly recommend him.
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CCL in Washington, DC – May 12, 2016
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Dr. Fishman has helped 4 members of my family. He cured one daughter of Chronic Fatigue after other doctors could neither diagnose or help her. He helped another daughter come back from Lyme disease so debilitating she was out of college for a year; she just finished her MA. He diagnosed my husband's gluten sensitivity. He has brought me back to functioning after a terrible case of Lyme disease. I always recommend him to friends; they share my deep respect and appreciation for him.
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Anna B. in Great Falls, VA – Apr 29, 2016
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Care Philosophy

We view each patient as a whole person and approach diagnosis and approach diagnosis and treatment as an integrated process. We primarily treat people who have chronic, often complex conditions that have not been successfully or adequately identified...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nutrition

Board Certifications

Education

1965
May Clinic Grad Sch Of Med, Rochester, Mn
Residency Hospital
1962
Cook Co Hosp
Internship Hospital
1961
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1957
University Of Illinois
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Optimal Health Physicians

Optimal Health Physicians15235 Shady Grove Rd Ste 102 Rockville, MD 20850
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