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Dr. Fleeter has been practicing orthopaedics in Reston since 1984. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, he earned his medical degree from Howard University School of Medicine at Washington, D.C. Following his graduation, he continued advanced training in his chosen specialty, orthopaedic surgery, at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. as part of his residency there. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Fleeter’s practice is focused on arthroscopic surgery, running injuries, reconstructive procedures for arthritis, and sports medicine. He is the team physician for South Lakes High School and served as the medical director of the Women’s World Figure Skating Championship and the Reston Triathlon. He is also an orthopaedic consultant to the United States Figure Skating Association. Dr. Fleeter takes great pleasure in working with young athletes and helping them pull through their sports-related injuries. He has been named Outstanding Physician by Washingtonian Magazine since 1995, and a Prominent Physician by Washington Checkbook Magazine since 1998. Dr. Fleeter believes strongly in giving back to our community and as such he initiated a scholarship from the Reston Hospital Medical staff that has given in excess of $150,000 to local high school students. He has have served as president of the Reston Hospital medical staff and currently serves as chairman of the board of trustees at Reston Hospital. In addition to his extensive medical commitments, Dr. Fleeter enjoys golf, bicycling, skiing, scuba diving, and spending time with his family. Affiliated with Reston Surgery Center.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Fleeter was professional and courteous.
The overall experience was great. We were taken back to the room about 4-5 minutes after we checked in. Then doctor Dr. Fleeter came in the room about 3 minutes after that. This sort of prompt and courteous service is almost unheard of in today's medical environment. Dr. Fleeter had a pretty good bedside manner and explained our options quite clearly. We left with a procedure scheduled and feel pretty confident about the upcoming surgery and what to expect. Also, it seems that almost everyone around knows Dr. Fleeter and he has a solid reputation. Definitely worth a visit if your having an orthopedic problem that falls under his specialization.
Very friendly, but also very talkative so it was difficult to get an word in edgewise explaining my symptoms.
Great doctor who took the time to explain his diagnosis and his suggestions. He is smart and kind.
I felt like I was rushed. Doctor was in, doctor was out, physical therapy appointments were suggested. They seemed busy and I understand that, I just hope that I find a resolution for what brought me into the doctors office in the first place.
I wish doctor had little more patience to hear my problem and show better support. Definitely he seems to be knowledgeable but unfortunately it is not helpful when he is not willing to listen patients. I wish there is an option called "pay for what you get"
A professional whose experience and candor makes his patients comfortable and secure regardless of the diagnosis.
The visit took all of ten minutes. I felt that although it was good that he did not do any unnecessary tests ( xrays etc) he was quick to point out that the condition could be caused by anything. I had mentioned my work situation to his assistant ( at the computer most of the time) with no intention of applying for disability or anything remotely related. But somehow I felt that was the assumption for my consultation. And there was no further discussion on the etiology.
He was personable, very professional, and explained results of my X-ray.
Dr. Fleeter took time to listen and figure out what was going wrong. After an inaccurate diagnosis 8 years ago he was able to still figure out the issue, and get me into PT almost immediately to start correcting the problem. I'm really happy to see Dr. Fleeter's office had interns too. They've got a great example to learn from.