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Richard A. Fischer, M.D.

Columbus is an outstanding place to practice sports medicine through all the connections to local and professional athletic teams.

Dr. Richard A. Fischer specializes in disorders of the shoulder, sports medicine and general orthopedics.

Dr. Fischer completed his medical school education and his residency at the University of Vermont. He completed his internship at the University of Arizona and a fellowship in shoulder surgery at The New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Fischer is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has a number of academic appointments and honors to his credit. He was named 2011 “Teacher of the Year” by Mount Carmel Health System's Department of Orthopaedics; twice named "Teacher of the Year" for the

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State University, and is a co-winner of The O’ Donoghue Award for Sports Medicine Research from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Fischer has written for a number of textbooks including a chapter on Rotator Cuff Disorders, Evaluation, and Treatment for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Monograph series. Actively involved in the orthopaedic community, Dr. Fischer has participated in a long list of presentations both individually and with colleagues on a number of orthopaedic topics.

More About Dr. Fischer

  • Mount Carmel East Hospital
  • Mount Carmel Grove City
Medical School:
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
University of Arizona Medical Center and University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
Columbia Presbyterian, New York Orthopaedic Hospital
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