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Dr. Bruce M. Fischer
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician

Doctors and Staff

Dr. Bruce M. Fischer

Dr. Bruce M. Fischer

A graduate of The National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Dr. Bruce M. Fischer has been practicing in the Boca
area for more than 15 years. He serves as the chiropractic physician forseveral sports teams in the South Florida area,
including Florida Atlantic University, caring for seventeen men's and women's teams. Dr. Fischer has also treated
several medal-winning Olympic athletes. Dr. Fischer has lectured at the Harvard Medical School Deaconess Hospital
and at the Miami School of Medicine on chiropractic manipulation and spinal pain.

Curriculum Vitae

Bruce Michael Fischer, D.C., C.C.S.P.
851 Meadows Road, Suite 213
Boca Raton, Florida 33486
(561) 347-6682 office

Education

The National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois, September 1988-December 1991
Doctor of Chiropractic
Bachelor of Science, Human Biology

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, September 1984-June 1988
Bachelor of Arts, Biology-Psychology

Professional Experience

Bruce M. Fischer, DC PA, 1992-present
Team Chiropractic Physician Florida Atlantic University 1995-present
Team Chiropractic Physician United States Diving National Team, 2000-present

Professional Licensure

Florida #6527 (originally issued June 1992)
Louisiana #1580 (issued October 2010)
Massachusetts #3341 (issued July 2011)

Teaching

Harvard Medical School, Deaconess Hospital, 1994, "Common Musculoskeletal Problems"
University of Miami, School of Medicine, 1994, "Manipulative Therapy for Spinal Joint Pain"
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic, October, 2009, Chicago, Illinois
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic, December, 2009, Chicago, Illinois
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic, February, 2010, Chicago, Illinois
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic, March, 2010, Chicago, Illinois
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic, May, 2010 Chicago, Illinois
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic, August 2010, Boca Raton, Florida
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Southern California University of Health Sciences, January 2011, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Southern California University of Health Sciences, February 2011, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Southern California University of Health Sciences, April 2011, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia", co-sponsored by Southern California University of Health Sciences, June 2011, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Peer Reviewed Publications

"Manipulation Under Anesthesia For The Treatment Of Refractory Hip And Pelvic Pain", Pain Medicine, February 2012. Click To View Article

Publications

"5 Steps to Add an MUA Program at Your ASC" Click To View Article
"Manipulation Under Anesthesia: Possible Revenue Source for Orthopedic ASCs" Click To View Article

Certifications

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, 2001, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
Manipulation Under Anesthesia, National University of Health Sciences, 2007

Staff Appointments

South Palm Ambulatory Surgical Center, Boca Raton, Florida 2009-present
Advanced Surgical Concepts, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2010-present

Professional Associations

Florida Chiropractic Association

Awards

National College of Chiropractic Clinical Internship Award, 1991

Volunteer Work

Florida Atlantic Rugby Team, 2003-present
Maccabi Games, 2001

Our Therapists

Tamar  Clarke, RPT

Tamar Clarke, RPT

Tamar B. Clarke, RPT, MSPT, joined Boca Trauma and Rehab in June, 2007 after practicing in a variety of settings in the Greater Boston and South Florida areas since1996. Tamar received her degrees from the accelerated dual degree program for Physical Therapy at the Sergeant College of Allied Health Professions at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her requirements for Bachelor of Science degree in three years and then received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy (MSPT ) degree in 1996.

Tamar’s clinical affiliations include: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, MA (an affiliate of Harvard Medical School), Martin Memorial Medical Center in Stuart, FL., and The Arc of Palm Beach County.

Her wide range of clinical experiences allows Tamar to appreciate all aspects of the patient’s rehabilitation process. Tamar’s continuing education affords her patients the specialized training for the care of pre-operative, post-operative orthopedic diagnoses, as well as for work and sports related injuries of the spine, shoulder and lower extremities. Tamar has been a member of the APTA since 1992. She achieved and has maintained licensure in both Massachusetts and Florida since 1996. Additionally, Tamar is a Certified Personal Trainer through International Sports and Fitness Trainers Association.

Here’s What People Are Saying About Tammy Clarke, PT:

Excellent Physical Therapist in Boca Raton

“I have a been a patient at Boca Trauma & Rehab for the past year, the physical therapist Tamar Clarke is a wonderful therapist, I had terrible shoulder pain and she treated with me over a few months, she has so much patience and after therapy I felt great, and now my pain is gone and the credit all goes to my amazing therapist.” – anonymous

“Tammy is the best PT you'll ever find - skilled, caring, patient and kind. The laser treatments by Dr. Fisher really helped to heal my trigger finger and thumb arthritis. In general, all staff in this office is extremely professional.”

“It's hard to find anyplace as terrific as this office. I wish every Dr's office was as nice to deal with & so caring. Thank you to Tammy who is the PT who got my knee better than ever! It's a great team, all of you helped me!”

Paulina Russ, LMT

Paulina Russ, LMT

A graduate of the American Institute of Massage Therapy, Paulina Russ has been in practice at Boca Trauma for more than seven years. Her areas of interest include sports massage, Swedish, neuromuscular therapy, and medical massage.

Here’s What People Are Saying About Monica Franco, LMT and Paulina Russ, LMT:

FAU Swimming
"I am going for a massage at Boca Trauma and Rehab since August, 2011 and I am totally satisfied with Dr. Bruce Fisher's and Paulina's work. After every massage that I get from Paulina I feel much better and it facilitates my work on the swim practices. Also, all of the staff at the office is very helpful and cooperative with the patient. Dr Fischer is a great chiropractor and I would recommend this place to anyone.” - Anettk , Boca Raton

Women's Basketball Player
“The entire staff at Boca Trauma is very helpful. The massage therapy helped me continue competition because I was having horrible back pain and it slowed me down. They are AWESOME!!”

Monica Franco, LMT

Monica Franco, LMT

Monica graduated from the Florida College of Natural Health. She has been a licensed massage therapist for over 11 years, with interests in sports injuries, traumatic injuries, and medical massage. She has been part of the Boca Trauma and Rehab team for over ten years.