Expert Orthopedic, Inc.

Expert Orthopedic, Inc.

David Fetter MD

2626 Washington Street Waukegan, IL 60085

About the Expert

David A. Fetter MD is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Fetter maintains an active private practice with 40 years experience. Has has a special interest in consulting regarding the topic of Causation involving Complex Orthopedic Surgery Cases.

Areas of Expertise

  • Disabilities Assessment
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Expert's Profile


Dr. Fetter received an additional certification, CEDIR certification, the physician credential of competence providing IME's, in the Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating, by the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators.

Dr. Fetter was elected to Fellowship of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators. Dr. Fetter is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Arizona.

In 1971, Dr. Fetter received his BA degree cum laude, from West Virginia University. He received his MD degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974. Dr. Fetter completed a surgery internship at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, followed by an Orthopedic Surgery residency at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York. Dr. Fetter completed a Total Joint Replacement Fellowship at Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts in 1978. He served as President of the Lake County, Illinois Medical Society in 1997, and is currently on the medical staff of multiple hospitals.

Dr. Fetter was an orthopedic consultant to the State of Illinois Office of Inspector General Bureau of Medical Quality Assurance, and currently consults to the City of Chicago, and the United States Department of Justice, regarding Orthopedic Causation cases.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia Degree: B.A., Cum Laude, 1971
  • Emory University Medical School Atlanta, Georgia Degree: M.D., 1974

Licenses

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Illinois #36-57645
  • Wisconsin #38694
  • Arizona #28612

Special Training

  • Evaluation of Disability & Impairment Rating - AADEP
  • Straight Surgery - 1974-1975 Emory University Affiliated Hospitals Atlanta, Georgia
  • Diplomate of National Board of Medical Examiners of the United States of America, 1975
  • Diplomate of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1980
  • Certification in Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating, of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, 2006

Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1984-Present
  • Fellow, American Academy Disability Evaluating Physicians, 2006-Present
  • Member, Mid-American Orthopaedic Society, 1993-Present
  • Member, Illinois Orthopaedic Society, 1993-Present
  • Member, Illinois State Medical Society, 1979-Present
  • Member, Lake County Medical Society (Past President 1997), 1979-Present
  • Associate Member, 2005, Maricopa Medical Society, 2005-Present

Honors

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians

Listed in the Following States

Expert Orthopedic, Inc. is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, US Pacific Islands