Douglas C. Wisch, M.D.

Photo: Douglas C. Wisch, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 5
(902) Patient Reviews and Ratings

Additional Patient Reviews

To view more patient reviews and ratings for Dr. Wisch, please click below.
Specialties: Hand, Elbow, Microsurgery, Orthopedic Trauma/Fractures, Pediatric Orthopedics, and Wrist

Dr. Douglas Wisch earned his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, where he also completed an internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopedic surgery, serving as chief resident and clinical assistant instructor. He completed a hand/microsurgery fellowship at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

He has given lectures and has authored professional articles on topics related to hand surgery. He is an attending physician at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Connecticut, where he has served as chief of orthopedic service.

Dr. Wisch is the most experienced hand surgeon in the region. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with subspecialty certification in surgery of the hand. Additionally, he has been nationally recognized, and in recognition of his outstanding care, Dr. Wisch has been peer-nominated and named a Top Doctor for several consecutive years in the national publication Castle Connolly.

In his practice, Dr. Wisch offers specialized hand and upper extremity therapy and advanced procedures, including microsurgery and injections.

Dr. Wisch is available to see patients for same-day appointments in Torrington or Bristol. Please call before 4:00 p.m.


    Education & Training

    • Bachelor of Arts in History and Sociology of Science, Minor in Chemistry: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    • Doctor of Medicine: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
    • General Surgery Internship: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
    • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
    • Hand and Microsurgery/Upper Extremity Fellowship: Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY


    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand

    Professional Associations

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Medical Association
    • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    • Connecticut Medical Society
    • Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
    • Ethics and Professionalism Committee
    • Litchfield County Medical Association
    • New England Hand Society
    • New England Shoulder and Elbow Society
    • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Litchfield Hills Surgery Center
    • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
    • Sharon Hospital
    • Dr. Wisch addressed all my questions. I appreciate not being abruptly dismissed from care for my worker's comp case.

      – Heather F.
      Patient Rating: