Ira D. Fisch, MD


Ira D. Fisch, MD

A graduate of Queens College and Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Fisch trained in orthopedic surgery at the Montefiore/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He received spine training at the Spinecare/ St. Mary’s/ Stanford University Combined Spine Fellowship Program. His areas of special interest include surgery of the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic spine. As a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Fisch is trained in all aspects of spine surgery instrumentation, using anterior and posterior approaches. In addition, he is a leader in state-of-the-art spine injections, which frequently enable patients to avoid surgery.


Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine


Dr. Fisch performs surgery at Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic, Suburban Hospital and the Surgery Center of Rockville.

Ira D. Fisch, MD

Queens College
Queens, NY
BA in Bio-Psychology


Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC
Masters in Physiology


Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC


Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY


St. Mary’s Spine Center
San Francisco, CA
Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

You may contact Dr. Fisch via email.

This e-mail account is checked and responded to by Dr. Fisch’s medical assistant, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. This email WILL NOT be checked during evenings, weekends or holidays. Messages can also be sent through our Patient Portal.

This e-mail is not intended for emergencies or time-sensitive issues. Your message will typically receive a response within 48 hours. We appreciate your patience.

Surgery Scheduling for Dr. Fisch: Contact Claudia Andino – email or call (240) 482-2410.

Please note, if you have an urgent medical issue or other urgent matter please call the main office at (301) 530-1010. An on-call doctor is available at this number during evenings, weekends and holidays.

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Dr. Fisch Testimonial

Saw Dr Fisch for a painful back problem. I found him very knowledgeable and helpful. He found an issue on my MRI that the radiologist and my initial orthopedic doctor missed. I didn’t have a problem with his interaction because I just wanted an expert that could tell me why I was in so much pain and he did that in one visit. I would…

- E.W.

Dr. Fisch Testimonial

I had neck issues for a few months. I did all kinds of things to try to fix it myself and I finally went to the doctor. Dr. Fisch figured out what was going on pretty quickly. My neck is better with the conservative treatment I received. He is extremely personable as was everyone I dealt with at his office. He kept me informed and…

- M.T. 08-01-2019

Dr. Fisch Testimonial

Excellent orthopedic doctor and surgeon. I’ve seen Dr Fisch over the years for various arthritis, sciatica, and spinal lumbar and cervical issues including epidural injections and spinal surgery. He’s excellent and I highly recommend him for Spinal orthopedic related issues. I put my full trust in him. He’s knowledgeable and offers practical advice and considers surgery as a last remedy. Aside from his great sense…

- J.G.

Dr. Fisch Testimonial

Came to get urgent help with a painful pinched nerve in my neck. Dr. Fisch diagnosed the problem accurately after thorough exam & x-ray . He spent a long time with me..asking a series of questions about my concerns. I left his exam knowing that I was in excellent care. I highly recommend his practice.

- S.M.

Dr. Fisch Testimonial

Dr. Fisch, where to even start? When I despairingly stumbled into your office on 11/19/18 for my initial appointment… my search for a doctor who actually listened to my symptoms and showed an interest in finding out the root cause of my neck, arm, and hand pain was over! I was totally exasperatedly pushing through life with pain and this agonizing journey had been an…

- S. G.

Dr. Fisch Testimonial

Dr. Fisch, thank you for your understanding, your compassion, your sense of humor, and for not giving up on me. I trust your abilities, your communication and for the many years now I trust in the confidence you instill in me. It all gives me the strength to deal with “whatever” challenges I need to accept and accommodate in my life. I admit that presently…

- M.W.

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