John F. Fatti, MD

Patient Satisfaction Rating: 4.8 4.8

Specializing In

Hand & Wrist

Practicing Locations

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Dr. Fatti is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist and elbow injuries. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Fatti earned his medical degree with distinction from Upstate Medical University, followed by a general surgery Internship at Hartford Hospital. He returned to Upstate Medical University for his orthopedic surgical residency and completed a fellowship in hand surgery at New England Baptist Hospital and Tufts New England Medical Center.

Dr. Fatti has extensively published and presented orthopedic research, and served as president of Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists from 2014-through 2016.

John F. Fatti, MD 4.8 4.8

Friendliness/Courtesy of Care Provider: 4.9 4.9

Care Provider explanations of problem/condition: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider concern for questions/worries: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider efforts to include in decisions: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider information about medications: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider instructions for follow-up care: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider spoke using clear language: 4.9 4.9

Time Care provider spent with patient: 4.6 4.6

Patient's confidence in Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider: 4.9 4.9

"Dr. Fatti made me feel very comfortable. I felt at ease with him. Good vibes!"

"Dr. Fatti is so friendly and I have complete confidence in him. Excellent doctor."

"Dr. Fatti is just wonderful. He has a very caring nature and explains everything about my problem and gives me all my options. He is a very good doctor and I'm glad I was referred to him."

"Dr. Fatti was very friendly. Professional approach, made me feel comfortable. Communication was clear and easily understood."

"This is a very busy practice but Dr. Fatti takes his time with you and answers all of your questions while trying to put you at ease. He seems to genuinely care about his patients and their medical care."

 

 

About Our Survey

ORTHOPEDIC RESIDENCY TRAINING

State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse NY
David G. Murray, MD, Chairman, July 1981 - June 1985

Orthopedic Fellowship TRAINING

New England Baptist Hospital, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston MA
Edward A. Nalebuff, MD Chairman
Lewis Millender, MD Co-Chairman
July 1985 - June 1986, Fellowship - Hand Surgery

General Surgical Training

Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT, July 1980 - June 1981

The Clinical Experience

Orthopedic Surgery - hand/elbow

Licensure

State of New York,  July 1981
State of Massachusetts,  July 1985
State of Hawaii, March 1988

Professional Society Memberships

Eastern Orthopedic Association
Onondaga County Medical Society, Executive Council Member for 2006-2007
Medical Society of the State of New York Board of Directors, New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons (1989-1994)
Fellow in American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Active Member in American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Edward A. Nalebuff Hand Club
Fly Fisherman Interested in Surgery of the Hand
American Medical Fly Fishing Association
Trout Unlimited
American Association of Hand Surgery
Treasurer, Crouse Irving Memorial Physicians Hospital Organization (1994-1995)
Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital Foundation (1994-1996)
 Crouse Irving Memorial Fund Allocation Committee
American Society for Surgery of the Hand Paper Review Task Force (1995-1996)
Committee for Paper Review ASSH (1998)
Committee for Creation of Musculoskeletal Trauma-2000 Test, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (4/1999)
Biltmore Who’s Who among Executives and Professional Men (2006)

Publications

National and International Presentations
Residents and Fellows Hand Meeting - Las Vegas, Nevada - January 1985
Long Term Results of Swanson Silastic Wrist Arthroplasty

John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, John F. Mosher, M.D., Andrew K. Palmer, M.D.

41st Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand - New Orleans, Louisiana - February 1986 Long Term Results of Swanson Silastic Wrist Arthroplasty
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, John F. Mosher, M.D., Andrew K. Palmer, M.D.

British Society for Surgery of the Hand - Autumn Meeting - London, England - November 1987 Long Term Results of Swanson Silastic Wrist Arthroplasty (Part II)
John F. Fatti, M.D., Seth S. Greenky, M.D.-Presenter, John F. Mosher, M.D., Andrew K. Palmer, M.D.

43rd Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Baltimore, Maryland September 1988 Long Term Results of Swanson Silastic Wrist Arthroplasty (Part II)
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, Seth S. Greenky, M.D., John F. Mosher, M.D. Andrew K. Palmer, M.D.

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - Las Vegas, Nevada - February 1989
Poster Exhibit on Distal Radius Fractures
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, Bruce M. Leslie, M.D., Leonard K. Ruby, M.D.

Orthopedic Alumni Day - Syracuse, New York - June 1986
Swanson Silastic Arthroplasty in the Spontaneously Fused PIP Joint
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, Edward A. Nalebuff, M.D.

Orthopedic Alumni Day - Syracuse, New York - June 1993
Triple Injection Wrist Arthrography and Correlated Surgical Findings
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, E. Mark Levinsohn, M.D., Andrew K. Palmer, M.D.
D. Rosen, MS IV

45th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Toronto, Ontario
September 1990 Swanson Silastic Arthroplasty in the Spontaneously Fused PIP Joint
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, Anne Miller-Breslow, M.D., Edward A. Nalebuff, M.D.

46th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Orlando, Florida
October 1991 Triple Injection Wrist Arthrography and Correlated Surgical Findings
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, E. Mark Levinsohn, M.D., Andrew K. Palmer, M.D.
D. Rosen, MS IV

American Association for Hand Surgery - Washington, D.C. - September 1992
Poster Exhibit on Distal Radius Fractures
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, Bruce M. Leslie, M.D., Leonard K. Ruby, M.D.

Eastern Orthopedic Association - Dorado, Puerto Rico - October 1992
Poster Exhibit on Distal Radius Fractures
John F. Fatti, M.D.-Presenter, Bruce M. Leslie, M.D., Leonard K. Ruby, M.D.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Cincinnati, Ohio - October 1994
Poster Exhibit on Carpal Cysts Associated with Goretex Implants for Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis
John F. Fatti, M.D., Jeffrey Greenberg, M.D.-Presenter, John F. Mosher, M.D.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Cincinnati, Ohio - October 1994
Poster Exhibit on Pyoderma Gangrenosum in the Upper Extremity
John F. Fatti, M.D., Jeffrey A. Greenberg, M.D.-Presenter. Hill Hastings II, M.D.

62nd American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - Orlando, Florida - February 1995
X-ray Changes after Goretex Interpositional Arthroplasty of the Carpal Metacarpal
Joint of the Thumb; Evidence for Particulate Synovitis
John F. Fatti, M.D., Jeffrey A. Greenberg, M.D.-Presenter, John F. Mosher, M.D.

Publications and Book Chapters
Fatti JF, Palmer AK, Mosher JF: Long Term Results of Swanson Silastic Interpositional Wrist Arthroplasty. Journal of Hand Surgery 11A(2): 166-175, 1986.

Fatti JF, Mosher JF: Treatment of Multiple Enchondromatosis (Ollier's Disease) of the Hand. Orthopedics 9(4): 512-518, 1986.

Gross, SC, Watson HK, Strickland LW, Palmer AK, Brenner LH, Fatti JF: Isolated Luno-triquetral Arthritis. Journal of Hand Surgery 14A: 95-102, 1980.

Fatti JF, Mosher JF: A Rare Complication in a Pediatric Forearm Fracture. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 68A (3): 451-453, 1986.

Fatti JF, Millender LH: Silicone Arthroplasty of the Trapeziometacarpal Joint of the Thumb. Controversies in Hand Surgery ed. Robert J Nevitser, M.D. Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, Chapter 8: 59-69, 1990.

Fatti JF, Nalebuff EA: Swanson PIP Arthroplasty After Autofusion in the Osteoarthritic. Submitted to Journal of Hand Surgery, 1986.

Fatti JF, Nalebuff EA, Weil CE: Arthrodesis of the Rheumatoid Wrist: Indications and Surgical Technique. The Wrist and its Disorders ed. David M. Lichtman, M.D.; publisher W. B. Saunders, Chapter 25, 365-372, 1988.

Fatti JF, Palmer AK, Greenky SS: Long Term Results of Swanson Silicone Wrist Arthroplasty (Part II). Journal of Hand Surgery 16A: 432-437, 1991.

Fatti JF, Levinsohn EM, Palmer AK: Three Compartment Arthrogram Can Help Investigate TFCC and Intercarpal Ligament Problems. Orthopedics Today 12(3): 10, 1992.

Fatti JF, Levinsohn EM, Palmer AK: Three Compartment Arthrogram Can Help Investigate TFCC and Intercarpal Ligament Problems. Radiology Today 9(5): 12-13, 1992.

Benoit M, Fatti JF: Wrist Arthroplasty with Silastic Implant. Techniques of Hand Surgery ed. William Blair, M.D.: Chapter 45 - Lea and Febiger, 1995.

Fatti JF, Greenberg JA, Mosher JF: X-ray Changes After Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (Goretex) Interpositional Arthroplasty. Journal of Hand Surgery 22A: 658-663, 1997.

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