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Dr. Frederick J Fletcher, MD
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Dr. Frederick J Fletcher, MD

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    Overview

    Dr. Frederick J. Fletcher is a life long resident of the Capital District. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1986. At Albany Medical Center Hospital he completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery during which he developed a special interest in total hip and knee replacements. He further refined his skills in this area by completing a Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 1992. After his fellowship, Dr. Fletcher began his practice of Orthopaedic Surgery in Albany and is currently on the staff of most of the hospitals in the Albany and Troy area. He is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners since 1987. He has been Board Certified by the American Board of of Orthopaedic Surgery since 1994 and was re-certified for an additional ten years in 2003. He has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since February 1996. Dr. Fletcher is also a member of the Eastern Orthopaedic Society since 1997. Dr. Fletcher has published several articles on Amputations and Leg Reconstruction. He has given several lectures at national orthopaedic meetings about total hip and knee replacement. Dr. Fletcher is the only physician in Northeastern New York performing the MIS 2-incision Total Hip Replacement. He has had tremendous success with patients using this new surgical technique. He has also been recently trained in a new procedure called the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure. Hip Resurfacing is a type of hip replacement which replaces the two surfaces of the hip joint while conserving bone. Dr. Fletcher has been named Chairman of Orthopaedics at Albany Memorial Hospital effective January 1, 2007. He is also the Medical Director of the Total Joint Center Of Excellence at AMH. He was the Chairman of the Board of the Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center from September 2000 to June 2005. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of OrthoNY.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Univ Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics; Albany Med Ctr Hosp, Orthopedic Surgery; Albany Med Ctr Hosp, General Surgery (Residency)

    Albany Memorial Hospital (Internship)

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Frederick Fletcher, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Frederick Fletcher, may include:

    Orthopedic Consultation, Spinal Cord Surgery, Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Follow Up, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Specialist Consultation, Spine Specialist Follow Up, Vertebroplasty, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Brace, Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Cord Second Opinion, Laminectomy, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Hand Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Hip and Knee Surgery Consultation, Hip and Knee Surgery Follow Up, Orthopedic Reconstruction Consultation, Hand and Wrist Reconstruction, Orthopedic Reconstruction Follow Up, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Cartilage Transplantation, Elbow Replacement Surgery, Osteotomy, Ligament Reconstruction, Orthopedic Trauma Follow Up, Deformity Correction (Post Trauma), Joint Contracture Release, Limb Reconstruction, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Surgery, Spine Immobilization, Allograft Reconstruction, Nail Cement Spacer Reconstruction, Prosthetics, Osteotomy, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Fingers Reconstruction, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Spinal Infusions, Kyphoplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, Casting and Splinting, Revisional Hip Replacement Surgery, Revisional Knee Replacement Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Realignment, Spinal Cord Surgery Consultation, Orthopedic Second Opinion, Independent Medical Exam (Orthopedic), Orthopedic Consultation (Spine), Orthopedic Follow Up (Spine), Diskectomy / Discectomy, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation Consultation, Arthrodesis, Arthropathy, Orthopedic Consultation (Ankle), Orthopedic Follow Up (Ankle), Ankle Second Opinion, Knee arthroscopy, Hip arthroscopy, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Consultation, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Follow up and Viscosupplementation

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Fletcher's office.

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Fletcher's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    OrthoNY

    121 Everett Road

    Albany, NY 12205

    (518) 489-2663

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Frederick Fletcher accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Frederick Fletcher is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Frederick Fletcher offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Fletcher's office at (518) 489-2663 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Frederick Fletcher offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Fletcher's office at (518) 489-2663 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Frederick Fletcher speak?

    Dr. Frederick Fletcher speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Frederick Fletcher have?

    Dr. Frederick Fletcher is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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