Dr. Sam Fuller, MD

Dr. Sam Fuller, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Sam Fuller, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in South Bend, IN and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 2009 and specializes in plastic surgery.Read his story

53880 Carmichael Dr

South Bend, IN 46635

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
more than 83% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
more than 60% of peers
Hand Fracture
more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Fuller's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fuller "I chose to practice at Ascendant Orthopedic Alliance because of its excellent national reputation as well as the skill and passion of its physicians. As a native of Chicago, I am particularly excited to return to the Michiana area where I attended college at Notre Dame. My wife and I are looking forward to cheering for our Notre Dame and Chicago sports teams, cooking, traveling, and enjoying Midwest life with family and friends. Follow me on Twitter: @sfullermd"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fuller "I am a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, with fellowship training in Orthopaedic Upper Extremity Surgery, who specializes in hand, wrist, and forearm surgery. My diverse training allows me to bring a very unique "hybrid" approach to the upper extremity. I am able to combine my plastic surgery knowledge of microvascular and soft tissue reconstruction with my Orthopaedic training to properly diagnose and treat bony and ligamentous injuries."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Finger Disorders
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

24  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • 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
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Decompression and Repair
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Skin Grafts
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction

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.


  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Curtis Natl Hand Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fuller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fuller's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuller to family and friends
12 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Fuller's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I took my son to see Dr. Fuller when he had his hand crushed in a sliding gate and broke two fingers. He helped fix that then noticed my son's other hand that was affected when he had a stroke 7 yrs ago. My son wasn't able to do much with that hand and it just hung there all the time. Dr. Fuller...more
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A Dr. that puts your concerns and peace of mind first. Treats you with respect, listens carefully, and gives explanations in terms easy to understand . Wonderful caregiver. A great contributor to healthcare. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Fuller.
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Dr. Fuller was very personable! He explained things throughly, and took the time to answer all my questions! I would recommend him to anyone!
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Dr. Fuller is kind and compassionate. He takes the time to explain things and never seems rushed to get on to the next patient. He is very knowledgeable and I was completely at ease with him. I type for a living so having surgery was a bit scary, but Dr. Fuller's calm demeanor made me feel very...more
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Dr. Fuller was very thorough with the explanation of my problem. He gave me different options for treatment. He was compassionate, kind, and very professional. I would highly recommend him.
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