Mark D. Fischer - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics
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Mark D. Fischer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Hand Surgery Fellowship
Hand Surgery Subspecialty Certification

Areas of Focus
Elbow Care
Hand Care
 
Pediatric Care
Wrist Care
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Mark D. Fischer, MD, is board-certified in hand and upper extremity surgery, as well as general orthopedics. His office practice consists almost exclusively of conditions of the arm, particularly the elbow, wrist and hand. Dr. Fischer has a special interest in the arthroscopic treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, as well as thumb basal joint, wrist and elbow conditions. He also has an interest in arthritic conditions of the hand, particularly the base of the thumb. Dr. Fischer treats all injuries of the hand, including lacerations, tendon and nerve injuries. He also treats all orthopedic injuries of the entire skeleton on an emergency basis at North Memorial Hospital.

Clinical Interest

Hand Care, including arthritis at the base of the thumb, thumb basal joint surgery, Dupuytren's disease, including non-operative therapy, extensor tendon Injuries, hand infections, hand tumors, metacarpophalangeal joint arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis of the hand, thumb sprains, finger strains, and mallet finger.

Wrist Care, including carpal tunnel syndrome, endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, ganglion cysts, scaphoid fractures, scaphoid non-union, wrist sprains and treatment of triangular fibrocartilage injuries. 

Elbow Care, including arthroscopic treatment of elbow arthritis, stiffness, loose bodies, elbow locking, elbow replacement, elbow reconstruction, cubital tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel release, ulnar nerve transposition at the elbow, radial tunnel syndrome, radial tunnel release at the elbow, lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), medial epicondylitis (golfer's elbow), medial epicondylectomy, medial apophysitis, medial ulnar collateral ligament (MUCL) injury, triceps tendonitis, biceps tendonitis, hyperextension of the elbow, throwing injuries of the elbow, growth plate injuries of the elbow, overuse Injuries of the elbow, elbow bursitis, aspiration of the olecranon bursa, osteochondritis dissecans, arthroscopic debridement of the elbow, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, tendon transfer surgery, and Colles’ fractures.

Pediatric Care, including fracture care, osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the elbow, and pediatric trigger finger. 
 

Education

Undergraduate 
University of St. Thomas 

Medical School 
University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency
University of Minnesota Medical School

Post Graduate Training 
Integrated Medical Residency, Tucson Medical Center 
General Surgery Resident, Loyola University Medical Center 
Orthopedic Residency, University of Minnesota 
Hand Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota 


Certification
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow of Hand Surgery at University of Minnesota
Subspecialty Certification in Hand Surgery

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    North Memorial Maple Grove Surgery Center
    North Memorial Medical Center
    WestHealth Surgery Center
    Mercy Hospital
    Allina Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    American Society of Surgery of the Hand
    Minnesota Medical Association
    Fairview Physician Associates

Achievements and Awards


Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Twin Cities Orthopedics Hand Center, Maple Grove


 

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