Felicity Fishman MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Biographical Info

Dr. Fishman is a graduate of New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. She completed her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. She then completed the University of Minnesota/Regions Hospital fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric and Congenital hand and upper extremity surgery at Children's Healthare of Atlanta Scottish Rite hospital. After completion of her second fellowhsip, she joined the faculty at Yale University Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Fishman specializes in the treatment of congenital and pediatric hand and upper extremity conditions, including traumatic injuries, brachial plexus birth palsy and congenital hand differences. She is also interested in treating adult conditions of the hand and upper extremity; including tetraplegia, brachial plexus injuries, hand and wrist fractures as well as other injuries to nerves, tendons and ligaments.

Education & Training

Middlebury College (2001)
New York Medical College (2006)
Duke University Medial Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2006 - 2011)
Hand & Upper Extremity Fellow
University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics and Department of Plastic Surgery (2011 - 2012)
Pediatric Hand Fellow
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/Scottish Rite, Department of Orthopaedics (2012 - 2013)
Board Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Eligible 
Board Certification
Hand Surgery (Orthopaedics), Board Eligible 

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