Daniel Fletcher, M.D.

Dr. Fletcher received his medical training from SUNY Health Science Center College of Medicine and went on to complete a residency in both General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY . He later completed a fellowship in Hand Surgery at the University of Southern California Medical School in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Fletcher is a member of numerous professional societies and is committed to providing his patients with individualized, quality care. 

Professional Profile

Education
Professional Associations

Education

  • Undergraduate: Cornell University School of Engineering, Ithaca, New York
  • Medical: S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center College of Medicine, Syracuse, New York
  • General Surgery Residency: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
  • Joseph H. Boyes Hand Surgery Fellowship: University of Southern California Medical School, Los Angeles, California

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Diplomate, Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Member
  • New Jersey Medical Society
  • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
  • Mercer County Medical Society

Education

  • Undergraduate: Cornell University School of Engineering, Ithaca, New York
  • Medical: S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center College of Medicine, Syracuse, New York
  • General Surgery Residency: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
  • Joseph H. Boyes Hand Surgery Fellowship: University of Southern California Medical School, Los Angeles, California

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Diplomate, Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Member
  • New Jersey Medical Society
  • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society
  • Mercer County Medical Society
 
Publications

PUBLICATIONS     

Incidence of acute care complications in vertebral column fracture patients with and without spinal cord injury. Fletcher DJ, Taddonio RF, Byrne DW, Wexler LM, Cayten CG, Nealon SM, Carson W. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1995 May 15;20(10):1136-46. doi: 10.1097/00007632-199505150-00005.  PMID: 7638656

Radiology of the hand and wrist.  Weisman TL, Donahue BJ, Fletcher DJ. Orthopedics. 1996 Nov; 19(11):957-64; quiz 965-6. doi: 10.3928/0147-7447-19961101-10. PMID: 8936532

Biomechanical Study of Distal Radius Integrity after Harvesting Distal Radius Bone Graft with Quantitative Analysis of Harvested Grafts, DF Fletcher, MD, J Morris, MD, S Schnall, MD; submitted to The Journal of Hand Surgery 1999           

What is New in the Battle against the Opioid Crisis in Hand Surgery: A Review.   Daniel A. Seigerman, MD, Kevin Lutsky, MD, Moody Kwok, MD, Samir Sodha,  MD, Daniel Fletcher, MD, Donald Mazur, MD, Pedro K. Beredjiklian, MD. Published:December 07, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsg.2018.10.003; (https://www.jhsgo.org/article/S2589-5141(18)30045-8/fulltext)  JHSGO_2018_31_R1

Complications in the Management of Distal Radius Fractures: How Do We avoid them? Seigerman D, Lutsky K, Fletcher D, Katt B, Kwok M, Mazur D, Sodha S, Beredjiklian PK. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2019 Jun;12(2):204-212. doi: 10.1007/s12178-019-09544-8.   PMID: 30826959 PMCID: PMC6542871

Outcomes of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Bilateral Fractures of the Distal Radius. Graham JG, Penna S, Fletcher D, Kwok M, Aita DJ, Takei TR, Beredjiklian PK. J Hand Microsurg. 2019 Aug; 11(2):117-120. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1688512. Epub 2019 May 26.  PMID: 31413497 PMCID: PMC6692159.

Antegrade versus Retrograde Technique for Fixation of Scaphoid Waist Fractures: A Comparison of Screw Placement.  Lucenti L, Lutsky KF, Jones C, Kazarian E, Fletcher D, Beredjiklian PK. J Wrist Surg. 2020 Feb;9(1):34-38. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1698745. Epub 2019 Oct 16.  PMID: 32025352 PMCID:  PMC7000263

Treatment Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Surgical Treatment for Arthritis of the Distal Radioulnar Joint.  Yayac M, Padua FG, Banner L, Seigerman DA, Beredjiklian PK, Aita DJ, Fletcher D. J Wrist Surg. 2020 Jun;9(3):230-234. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1702200. Epub 2020 Mar 16. PMID: 32509428 PMCID: PMC7263868.

Telehealth for Upper Extremity Conditions: Perceptions of the Patient and Provider. Katt  BM, Imbergamo, C, Fletcher D, Aita, D,  Nakashian  M, Kwok M,  Beredjiklian, PK.  J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2020 Sep;4(9):e20.00127-13. doi:10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-20-00127. PMID: 33939394; PMCID: PMC7494147.

Diagnostic Value of a Carpal Tunnel Corticosteroid Injection in Patients with Negative Electrodiagnostic Studies. Brian M. Katt, Casey Imbergamo, Fortunato Padua, Joseph Leider, Daniel Fletcher, Michael Nakashian, Pedro K. Beredjiklian.  J Hand Microsurg. Sept 2020: doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1717830 (Ref.:  Ms. No. JHAM-D-20-00078R1)(https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1717830 ISSN 0974-3227)

The Reliability of Determining the Presence of Surgical Site Infection Based on Retrospective Chart Review.  Seigerman D, Lutsky K, Banner L, Fletcher D, Leinberry C, Lucenti L, Beredjiklian P.  J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Dec;45(12):1181.e1-1181.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2020.05.016. Epub 2020 Jul 18.
PMID: 32693987.

Variability in Medicaid Reimbursement in Hand Surgery May Lead to Inequality in Access to Patient Care.  Baker W, Rivlin M, Sodha S, Nakashian M, Katt B, Fletcher D, Lutsky K, Beredjiklian P. Hand (N Y). 2020 Oct 27:1558944720964966. doi: 10.1177/1558944720964966. PMID: 33106036.

The Planning Fallacy in the Orthopaedic Operating Room.  Katt BM, Tawfik A, Lau V, Padua F, Fletcher D, Stamos B, Aita D, Conte E, Saxena A, Hornstein J.  Cureus. 2021 Jan 2; 13(1):e12433. doi: 10.7759/cureus.12433.  PMID: 33552753 PMCID: PMC7854319.

Distal Radioulnar Joint Osteoarthritis: An Update on Treatment Options. Katt B, Tawfik A, Sirch F, Zingas N, Fletcher D, Beredjiklian P. J Hand Microsurg. 2021 Feb; doi: 10.1055/s-0041-172522 (https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0041-1725222) (Ref.:  Ms. No. JHAM-D-20-00163R1)

Failure of the Interference Tenodesis Screw after Distal Bicep Repair with a Suture Button Technique.  Fletcher D, Sirch FJ, Fletcher C, Beredjiklian P, Matzon J.  Cureus. 2021 Mar 9; 13(3):e13779. doi: 10.7759/cureus.13779.  PMID: 33842155 PMCID: PMC8029596.

A Study on the Incidence of Hand or Wrist Injuries in CrossFit Athletes. Tawfik A, Katt BM, Sirch F, Simon ME, Padua F, Fletcher D, Beredjiklian P, Nakashian M.  Cureus. 2021 Mar 11; 13(3):e13818. doi: 10.7759/cureus.13818.
PMID: 33859886 PMCID: PMC8038891.

Extensor Tendon Rupture After Distal Radioulnar Joint Surgery: A Case Series. Fletcher C, Sirch FJ, Fletcher D, Matzon J, Beredjiklian P.  Cureus.  2021 Mar 25; 13(3):e14118. doi: 10.7759/cureus.14118. PMID: 33927927; PMCID: PMC8075758.

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Kienbock’s Disease Information on the Internet.  Katt BM, Lucenti L, Mubin NF, Nakashian M, Fletcher D, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK.  J Hand Microsurg. 2021 Apr; 13(2):65-68. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1701150. Epub 2020 Apr 7.  PMID: 33867763 PMCID: PMC8041493. (ISSN: 0974-3227)  


Evaluating Patient Interest in Orthopedic Telehealth Services beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic. Henry TW, Fletcher D, Vaccaro AR, Beredjiklian PK.  Cureus. 2021 Jul 20; 13(7):e16523. doi: 10.7759/cureus.16523. PMID: 34430133; PMCID: PMC8375001.
Time to Improvement after Corticosteroid Injection for Trigger Finger.  Seigerman D, McEntee R M, Matzon J, Lusky K, Fletcher D, Rivlin, M, Vialonga M, Beredjiklian P.  Cureus. 2021 Aug03; 13(8): e16856. doi:10.7759/cureus.16856. PMID: 34522494; PMCID: PMC8425109.  

Prospective Evaluation of the Prevalence of Persistent Median Artery in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Clay B. Townsend, BS; Daniel Seigerman, MD; Daren Aita, MD; Daniel Fletcher, MD; Greg Gallant, MD; Christopher Jones, MD; Moody Kwok, MD; Robert Takei, MD; Mark Wang, MD; Pedro Beredjiklian, MD. (Rothman Orthopaedic Journal 2021)

Patient Adherence with At-Home Hand and Wrist Exercises: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Video Versus Handout Format. Toci GR, Green A, Mubin N, Imbergamo C, Sirch F, Varghese B, Aita D, Fletcher D, Katt BM.  Hand (N Y). 2021 Oct 26:15589447211052750. doi: 10.1177/15589447211052750. PMID: 34697956.

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Dupuytren's Disease Information Available on the Internet.  Plusch K, Carfagno J, Givner D, Fletcher D, Aita D, Gallant GG, Abboudi J, Beredjiklian P.  Cureus. 2021 Nov 8;13(11):e19356. doi:10.7759/cureus.19356. PMID: 34909317; PMCID: PMC8653955.

Patient Comprehension of Trigger Finger Concepts Based on Distribution Format:  A Randomized Control Trial of Handout versus Video. Toci GR, Filtes P, Lau V, Imbergamo C, Varghese B, Tawfik A, Sirch F, Fletcher D, Katt BM. Hand (N Y). 2021 Dec 30:15589447211058816. doi: 10.1177/15589447211058816. PMID: 34969311.

The Efficacy of Intra-Articular Versus Extra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint.  Katt BM, Tawfik AM, Aryee J, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D. J Hand Surg Glob Online. 2022 Feb 11;4(3):128-134. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsg.2022.01.002. PMID: 35601521; PMCID:
PMC9120787.

The Effects of Sleeper and Superman Stretches on Time-Zero Shoulder Range of Motion in Collegiate Athletes.  Tawfik A, Toci GR, Sirch F, Gibbs B, Conte E, Fletcher D, Hornstein J, Aland C.  Cureus. 2022 Feb 25;14(2):e22600. doi: 10.7759/cureus.22600. PMID: 35371739; PMCID: PMC8958151.

 

BOOK/CHAPTER
    
Hand Surgery/Tricks of the Trade. Chapter: Felon infection – (Finalized/Sent to publisher Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers: June 3, 2020)

 

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Publications

PUBLICATIONS     

Incidence of acute care complications in vertebral column fracture patients with and without spinal cord injury. Fletcher DJ, Taddonio RF, Byrne DW, Wexler LM, Cayten CG, Nealon SM, Carson W. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1995 May 15;20(10):1136-46. doi: 10.1097/00007632-199505150-00005.  PMID: 7638656

Radiology of the hand and wrist.  Weisman TL, Donahue BJ, Fletcher DJ. Orthopedics. 1996 Nov; 19(11):957-64; quiz 965-6. doi: 10.3928/0147-7447-19961101-10. PMID: 8936532

Biomechanical Study of Distal Radius Integrity after Harvesting Distal Radius Bone Graft with Quantitative Analysis of Harvested Grafts, DF Fletcher, MD, J Morris, MD, S Schnall, MD; submitted to The Journal of Hand Surgery 1999           

What is New in the Battle against the Opioid Crisis in Hand Surgery: A Review.   Daniel A. Seigerman, MD, Kevin Lutsky, MD, Moody Kwok, MD, Samir Sodha,  MD, Daniel Fletcher, MD, Donald Mazur, MD, Pedro K. Beredjiklian, MD. Published:December 07, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsg.2018.10.003; (https://www.jhsgo.org/article/S2589-5141(18)30045-8/fulltext)  JHSGO_2018_31_R1

Complications in the Management of Distal Radius Fractures: How Do We avoid them? Seigerman D, Lutsky K, Fletcher D, Katt B, Kwok M, Mazur D, Sodha S, Beredjiklian PK. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2019 Jun;12(2):204-212. doi: 10.1007/s12178-019-09544-8.   PMID: 30826959 PMCID: PMC6542871

Outcomes of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Bilateral Fractures of the Distal Radius. Graham JG, Penna S, Fletcher D, Kwok M, Aita DJ, Takei TR, Beredjiklian PK. J Hand Microsurg. 2019 Aug; 11(2):117-120. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1688512. Epub 2019 May 26.  PMID: 31413497 PMCID: PMC6692159.

Antegrade versus Retrograde Technique for Fixation of Scaphoid Waist Fractures: A Comparison of Screw Placement.  Lucenti L, Lutsky KF, Jones C, Kazarian E, Fletcher D, Beredjiklian PK. J Wrist Surg. 2020 Feb;9(1):34-38. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1698745. Epub 2019 Oct 16.  PMID: 32025352 PMCID:  PMC7000263

Treatment Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Surgical Treatment for Arthritis of the Distal Radioulnar Joint.  Yayac M, Padua FG, Banner L, Seigerman DA, Beredjiklian PK, Aita DJ, Fletcher D. J Wrist Surg. 2020 Jun;9(3):230-234. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1702200. Epub 2020 Mar 16. PMID: 32509428 PMCID: PMC7263868.

Telehealth for Upper Extremity Conditions: Perceptions of the Patient and Provider. Katt  BM, Imbergamo, C, Fletcher D, Aita, D,  Nakashian  M, Kwok M,  Beredjiklian, PK.  J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2020 Sep;4(9):e20.00127-13. doi:10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-20-00127. PMID: 33939394; PMCID: PMC7494147.

Diagnostic Value of a Carpal Tunnel Corticosteroid Injection in Patients with Negative Electrodiagnostic Studies. Brian M. Katt, Casey Imbergamo, Fortunato Padua, Joseph Leider, Daniel Fletcher, Michael Nakashian, Pedro K. Beredjiklian.  J Hand Microsurg. Sept 2020: doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1717830 (Ref.:  Ms. No. JHAM-D-20-00078R1)(https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1717830 ISSN 0974-3227)

The Reliability of Determining the Presence of Surgical Site Infection Based on Retrospective Chart Review.  Seigerman D, Lutsky K, Banner L, Fletcher D, Leinberry C, Lucenti L, Beredjiklian P.  J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Dec;45(12):1181.e1-1181.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2020.05.016. Epub 2020 Jul 18.
PMID: 32693987.

Variability in Medicaid Reimbursement in Hand Surgery May Lead to Inequality in Access to Patient Care.  Baker W, Rivlin M, Sodha S, Nakashian M, Katt B, Fletcher D, Lutsky K, Beredjiklian P. Hand (N Y). 2020 Oct 27:1558944720964966. doi: 10.1177/1558944720964966. PMID: 33106036.

The Planning Fallacy in the Orthopaedic Operating Room.  Katt BM, Tawfik A, Lau V, Padua F, Fletcher D, Stamos B, Aita D, Conte E, Saxena A, Hornstein J.  Cureus. 2021 Jan 2; 13(1):e12433. doi: 10.7759/cureus.12433.  PMID: 33552753 PMCID: PMC7854319.

Distal Radioulnar Joint Osteoarthritis: An Update on Treatment Options. Katt B, Tawfik A, Sirch F, Zingas N, Fletcher D, Beredjiklian P. J Hand Microsurg. 2021 Feb; doi: 10.1055/s-0041-172522 (https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0041-1725222) (Ref.:  Ms. No. JHAM-D-20-00163R1)

Failure of the Interference Tenodesis Screw after Distal Bicep Repair with a Suture Button Technique.  Fletcher D, Sirch FJ, Fletcher C, Beredjiklian P, Matzon J.  Cureus. 2021 Mar 9; 13(3):e13779. doi: 10.7759/cureus.13779.  PMID: 33842155 PMCID: PMC8029596.

A Study on the Incidence of Hand or Wrist Injuries in CrossFit Athletes. Tawfik A, Katt BM, Sirch F, Simon ME, Padua F, Fletcher D, Beredjiklian P, Nakashian M.  Cureus. 2021 Mar 11; 13(3):e13818. doi: 10.7759/cureus.13818.
PMID: 33859886 PMCID: PMC8038891.

Extensor Tendon Rupture After Distal Radioulnar Joint Surgery: A Case Series. Fletcher C, Sirch FJ, Fletcher D, Matzon J, Beredjiklian P.  Cureus.  2021 Mar 25; 13(3):e14118. doi: 10.7759/cureus.14118. PMID: 33927927; PMCID: PMC8075758.

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Kienbock’s Disease Information on the Internet.  Katt BM, Lucenti L, Mubin NF, Nakashian M, Fletcher D, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK.  J Hand Microsurg. 2021 Apr; 13(2):65-68. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1701150. Epub 2020 Apr 7.  PMID: 33867763 PMCID: PMC8041493. (ISSN: 0974-3227)  


Evaluating Patient Interest in Orthopedic Telehealth Services beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic. Henry TW, Fletcher D, Vaccaro AR, Beredjiklian PK.  Cureus. 2021 Jul 20; 13(7):e16523. doi: 10.7759/cureus.16523. PMID: 34430133; PMCID: PMC8375001.
Time to Improvement after Corticosteroid Injection for Trigger Finger.  Seigerman D, McEntee R M, Matzon J, Lusky K, Fletcher D, Rivlin, M, Vialonga M, Beredjiklian P.  Cureus. 2021 Aug03; 13(8): e16856. doi:10.7759/cureus.16856. PMID: 34522494; PMCID: PMC8425109.  

Prospective Evaluation of the Prevalence of Persistent Median Artery in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Clay B. Townsend, BS; Daniel Seigerman, MD; Daren Aita, MD; Daniel Fletcher, MD; Greg Gallant, MD; Christopher Jones, MD; Moody Kwok, MD; Robert Takei, MD; Mark Wang, MD; Pedro Beredjiklian, MD. (Rothman Orthopaedic Journal 2021)

Patient Adherence with At-Home Hand and Wrist Exercises: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Video Versus Handout Format. Toci GR, Green A, Mubin N, Imbergamo C, Sirch F, Varghese B, Aita D, Fletcher D, Katt BM.  Hand (N Y). 2021 Oct 26:15589447211052750. doi: 10.1177/15589447211052750. PMID: 34697956.

An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Dupuytren's Disease Information Available on the Internet.  Plusch K, Carfagno J, Givner D, Fletcher D, Aita D, Gallant GG, Abboudi J, Beredjiklian P.  Cureus. 2021 Nov 8;13(11):e19356. doi:10.7759/cureus.19356. PMID: 34909317; PMCID: PMC8653955.

Patient Comprehension of Trigger Finger Concepts Based on Distribution Format:  A Randomized Control Trial of Handout versus Video. Toci GR, Filtes P, Lau V, Imbergamo C, Varghese B, Tawfik A, Sirch F, Fletcher D, Katt BM. Hand (N Y). 2021 Dec 30:15589447211058816. doi: 10.1177/15589447211058816. PMID: 34969311.

The Efficacy of Intra-Articular Versus Extra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint.  Katt BM, Tawfik AM, Aryee J, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D. J Hand Surg Glob Online. 2022 Feb 11;4(3):128-134. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsg.2022.01.002. PMID: 35601521; PMCID:
PMC9120787.

The Effects of Sleeper and Superman Stretches on Time-Zero Shoulder Range of Motion in Collegiate Athletes.  Tawfik A, Toci GR, Sirch F, Gibbs B, Conte E, Fletcher D, Hornstein J, Aland C.  Cureus. 2022 Feb 25;14(2):e22600. doi: 10.7759/cureus.22600. PMID: 35371739; PMCID: PMC8958151.

 

BOOK/CHAPTER
    
Hand Surgery/Tricks of the Trade. Chapter: Felon infection – (Finalized/Sent to publisher Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers: June 3, 2020)

 

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