Fresno Surgical Hospital Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Fresno Surgical Hospital (“FSH”) regarding its recent data breach. The FSH data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


FSH is a fully licensed physician-owned hospital specializing in surgical care. Founded in 1984, FSH offers a range of orthopedic surgical procedures on hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, hips, knees, ankles, and feet. Additionally, FSH provides joint repair and replacement services, as well as spinal procedures such as spinal fusion, discectomy, and laminectomy surgery for a slipped disk. Located in Fresno, California, FSH serves approximately 12,000 patients a year.


Recently, FSH discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, FSH determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on November 4, 2023. On December 21, 2023, FSH began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Medical and/or treatment information (e.g., provider and facility names, medical record number or other patient identifier, diagnosis information, procedure information)

If you have received a breach notification letter from Fresno Surgical Hospital:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the FSH data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Fresno Surgical Hospital:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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