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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Knee Surgery
Hip Replacement Surgery
Knee Replacement Surgery
General Fracture Care
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
245 Patient
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Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

University of Massachusetts Medical Center,
Worcester, MA

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September 25, 2019

Dr Fessler is a very compassionate person. He ordered a MRI of my spine..I was so grateful because my pcp knew I had back pain..for years and would never order one. Dr Fessler finally got the ball rolling and diagnosed the 4 bulging discs, suggested a referral to pain management and neurosurgeon and ordered physical therapy. I will always be grateful to him and his down to earth explanations of my tests.

September 25, 2019

very happy this dr took care of me. he was what you would want in a dr.

September 25, 2019

Dr. Fessler is one of the best doctors I have ever been in contact with.

September 25, 2019

Dr. Fessler is very efficient and knowledgeable.

September 13, 2019

extremely pleased with my care provider

September 13, 2019

dr. fessler is a great doctor he is taking care of me for years he did both my hip replacements and fix my meniscus tear he right now is taking care of me for a broken ankle I will go to him all the time he's very very good

September 13, 2019

excellent medical provider

September 13, 2019

Great Doctor , recommend my friends to him

September 13, 2019

good care

September 11, 2019

Dr Thomas Fessler is the Best. I am so glad that he was my Dr for the 2 knee replacements that I had received in the 9 month period. He is a wonderful asset to UPMC. He has given me my life back where I was very limited in what I was able to do. What a great feeling to be able to walk and stand without pain. Thank You so much. Dr Fessler you are very special and a wonderful doctor.