About Dr. Scott Fried, the “Doctor In The House”

Through his practice as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, and a specialist in treating nerve pain, Dr. Fried teaches patients to heal without surgery. He shows patients how to use nutrition, exercise, standard and alternative therapies, splints and medical devices, lifestyle modifications, meditation, exercise and relaxation techniques to heal, leaving surgery as a last resort.

With the help of Dr. Fried and his team of healthcare professionals, patients soon discover the advantages of these non-surgical methods to treat orthopedic injuries, including problems like carpal tunnel, repetitive strain injury and RSD. The results are often extraordinary, Few surgeons in this country haven taken such a thoughtful, conservative approach to help patients avoid surgery.

Founded by Dr. Fried, Doctor In The HouseTM is a dynamic team of dedicated, highly trained and conscientious healthcare professionals on a mission to develop new, highly effective home health treatment methods and products. In addition, Dr. Fried has written a series of self-help books to help patients unlock the power of these non-surgical approaches to recovery.

In his long and distinguished career, Dr. Fried has treated thousands of patients with complex nerve problems. He has also lectured and written extensively in the areas of pain and nerve disease and standard as well as alternative healing. His books, A Surgeon’s Self Hypnosis Healing Solution, Light at the End of the Carpal Tunnel: A Guide to Understanding and Relief from the Pain of Nerve Problems, and The Carpal Tunnel Help Book, grew out of his years of experience, research and an in-depth understanding of medical and alternative treatments for nerve-related traumas.

Supplementing Doctor in the House, The Upper Extremity Institute, is a division of the Montgomery County Hand Center, and was founded in 1991 by Dr. Fried. The Institute’s sole mission is the compassionate, conservative care of upper extremity injuries.

Dr. Fried is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained hand surgeon and a hand and upper extremity specialist, and a fellow with the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. Affiliated with Mercy Suburban Hospital and the president of the Upper Extremity Institute, he has treated thousands of patients with complex nerve problems. He has also lectured and written extensively in the areas of pain and nerve disease as well as the advantages of standard and alternative healing practices.

Some of his society memberships include the AMA, AOA, Philadelphia Hand Society, Jefferson Hand Club, Jefferson Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, The Jefferson Orthopedic Society, The American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, The Greater Philadelphia Society for Clinical Hypnosis, The Greater Philadelphia Pain Society, The American Association for Hand Surgery (A.A.H.S.) and he is Past President of the Hand Surgery Section of the AOAO.