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Matthew J Fischer M.D.

Matthew Fischer, M.D., M.H.A.

Pain Management
ThedaCare Physicians

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About Me

My background is in anesthesiology where treating pain associated with surgery is an everyday part of the job. I decided to focus specifically on pain medicine because it allows me to partner with patients over a longer horizon to better help them achieve their goals.

I am committed to partnering with patients over the long term and address chronic pain by applying multiple techniques. Depending on the individual patient, this may include physical and/or occupational therapy; mindfulness and other techniques to understand how living with chronic pain affects the body at every level; a balanced use of medications with the goal of providing maximum pain relief with the fewest possible side effects; injections and procedures which focus on areas of the body that are “pain generators”; or minimally-invasive pain surgery depending on the cause for each individual’s symptoms.

Bottom line, I safely and effectively provide my patients with multiple options for pain relief. And the best part is, I have the opportunity to see patients take control over their pain and get back to living the lives they want to live.

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Education

  • Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (2019)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital (2020)
  • Medical/Dental School: University of Wisconsin Medical School (2015)
  • Internship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology (2020)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology: Pain Medicine (2020)

Conditions Treated

Orthopedic