Dr. Alison Fischer Kitay, MD

Dr. Alison Fischer Kitay, MD

Dr. Alison Fischer Kitay, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (301) 774-8959

Contact this Provider:

  • Hand Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • amputation of finger
  • animal bite of the hand
  • arthritis of elbow
  • arthritis of fingers
  • arthritis of hand
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Procedures I Perform
  • amputation of finger
  • amputation of thumb
  • arthroplasty wrist
  • arthroscopy of elbow
  • arthroscopy of wrist
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About the Provider

Alison Kitay, MD, is the chief of hand surgery at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Dr. Kitay is an assistant professor for Orthopaedics at the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute at MedStar Georgetown.

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Dr. Kitay recently moved back to the area after completing the Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship. During her time at Harvard, Dr. Kitay developed an expertise in treating complex hand, wrist, and elbow disorders affecting both adults and children. She received her orthopaedic surgery training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York (rated #1 for orthopaedics in US News and World Report during her time there).

In addition to her surgical skills, Dr. Kitay sets herself apart from the others in her field by her warm bedside manner. Her academic honors include graduating in the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society from the New York University School of Medicine and Magna Cum Laude from Amherst College. She was awarded the prestigious American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand basic science research grant, and she has received several research awards for both clinical and basic science research that has been published and presented at several national meetings.

She was an All-American lacrosse player at Amherst College, and was selected for the Washington Post First-Team All-Metropolitan lacrosse team.

Her clinical interests include:

  • Arthritic conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow
  • Sports injuries involving the upper extremity
  • Nerve compression disorders, including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes
  • Pediatric hand and upper extremity conditions
  • Trauma involving the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and clavicle
In the News:

  • Fellowship Program: Brigham and Womens Hospital (2014)
  • Internship/Residency DNU: Hospital for Special Surgery (2013)
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
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