51 West 51st Street, Suite 370, New York, NY 10019

About Dr. Charla R. Fischer, MD

Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Charla R. Fischer, MD, one of New York City’s top minimally invasive spine surgeons, specializes in lumbar disc herniations, lumbar degenerative disc disease, instability, and cervical spine degeneration. She is a faculty member of ColumbiaDoctors, in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, at the Columbia University Medical Center. She is on staff at the top rated hospital New York Presbyterian and performs her surgeries as at the prestigious The Spine Hospital at New York Presbyterian-Allen. She is expert in advanced minimally invasive spine surgery techniques such as minimally invasive microdiscetomy, MIS lumbar fusions, robotic-assisted spine surgery, and advanced MIS techniques. Her advanced skills in MIS helps her deliver accelerated patient recovery times with the least possible post-operative pain. Dr. Fischer is committed to improving the care of all orthopedic patients as the Director of Communications for Quality and Patient Safety for the Department of Orthopedics at Columbia University Medical Center.

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Joining the faculty at NYU Langone Medical Center

January 23, 2017   Dear Valued Patient:   Effective March 31, 2017, I will be leaving the.....Read More



Dr. Fischer featured in Bustle.com

Dr. Fischer was featured in a Bustle.com article on surprising, yet common, causes for back and neck.....Read More



Dr. Fischer featured in Becker’s Spine

Dr. Fischer was featured in an article in Becker’s Spine on techniques and approaches that are changing.....Read More

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