Dr. Peter Fitzgibbons, MD

Dr. Peter Fitzgibbons, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Peter Fitzgibbons, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

6430 Rockledge Dr Ste 510

Bethesda, MD 20817

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Fitzgibbons' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ganglion Cyst
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fitzgibbons treats Ganglion Cyst more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Fitzgibbons treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dupuytren's Contracture
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fitzgibbons treats Dupuytren's Contracture more than 81% of his peers

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

Trigger Finger
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fitzgibbons treats Trigger Finger more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Fitzgibbons treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Fitzgibbons' conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Reconstruction
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Injury
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Muscle Strain
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Pain
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Joint Pain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Peter Fitzgibbons is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the hand and upper extremity. A native of Boston, MA and graduate of Harvard College. Dr. Fitzgibbons received his medical degree from Brown Medical School after completing the Dartmouth...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 2010
    Brown Alpert Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2009
    Brown Alpert Medical School
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2005
    Brown Alpert Medical School
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2002
    Dartmouth College
    Medical School
    2002
  • 1995
    Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Most Valuable Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, 2007

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Dr. Fitzgibbons' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fitzgibbons

4.8

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5 Stars
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I had medical urgency on my hand. Dr. Fitzgibbons promptly assessed the issue, ordered imaging, and recommendend few imaging centers (I didn't know existed) far better than Wash.Radiol.Association. He promptly called me after reviewing imaging report, explained in detail issue and told me what to...Read More
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Dr. Fitzgibbons is FANTASTIC!!! I had complicated elbow fracture. He performed my surgery and it was a success. After the surgery he referred me to excellent occupational therapist, Steph Clement. I am happy to report that three months after surgery I can do everything I want with my arm. Dr....Read More
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He was very helpful the first visit. He finally told me, after 4 years of searching, that I didn't have carpal tunnel, which made me happy, because I knew it wasn't. HOWEVER, the second visit, he was very rude and he did not want to solve my problem after I drove 30 miles to MD from VA. He told me...Read More
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I had minimum delay in getting an appointment. He listens well and seems to ask all the right questions. He acts immediately on a course of action that he explains. The outcomes with estimated times are explained in a layman's terms. Future options are likewise outlined well. I can't think of...Read More
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Dr. Fitzgibbons is an amazing surgeon. I had surgery several weeks ago on my elbow. His care and compassion was remarkable. He takes his time to really listen to his patients and never rushes his appointments. He also explains everything in detail and answers all questions with a kind demeanor. ...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Fallon Community Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UniCare
UniCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Navigate HMO
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Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD