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William Fitz, M.D.

Physical medicine offers patients with spinal disorders an alternative to surgery. We are learning more all the time.

Dr. William Fitz is a board certified physiatrist who specializes in the diagnosis and non-surgical care of spinal disorders. He finds the care of acute back pain a rewarding specialty.

Dr. Fitz holds two U.S. Patents for devices that assist in the treatment of lower back pain, one for a facet joint pain relief method and apparatus, and one for an artificial facet joint.

Dr. Fitz is married and has four daughters.

Dr. Fitz offers the following non surgical treatment options for back pain:

  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Cervical and Lumbar Facet Joint Nerve Ablations
  • Joint Injections
  • Professional Memberships and OrganizationsAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    North American Spine Society
    International Spinal Injection Society
    Ohio Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    American Medical Association
    Ohio State Medical Association

    Current Professional Appointments
    Active Status, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
    Consultant to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for Impairment Determinations
    Consultant to the Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio for Disability Determinations
    Consultant to the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio for Disability Determinations
    Consultant to the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund for Disability Determinations

    Honors and Awards

    Award for Outstanding Performance, The Ohio State University Department of Physical Medicine

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    More About Dr. Fitz

    • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    • Ohio Orthopedic Surgery Institute
    Undergraduate Degree:
    The University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Science, with honors, South Bend, Indiana
    Medical School
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
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