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Daniel F. Fisher, MD, FACS, RPVI

Dr. Fisher, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in general, vascular and transplant surgery. Dr. Fisher joined University Surgical Associates in 1989.

Dr. Fisher has office hours at USA's Surgical Specialties Building every first, second, fourth and fifth Monday, (9 – 11:30 a.m.) Wednesday (9 – 11:30 a.m.), and Thursday (9 – 11:30 a.m.). He also sees patients at USA's Cleveland Office on the third Monday of every month (8:30 – 11 a.m.). Dr. Fisher performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, the Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, Parkridge Hospital, CHI Memorial Hospital and USA's Surgical Specialties Building (SSB).

Dr. Fisher is an associate professor of surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, the Medical Director of Tennessee Donor Services and Surgical Director of Erlanger's Regional Kidney Transplant Program.

Nurse: Annie Cotter, RN
Contact: (423) 267-0466

education

Undergraduate
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
1968 – 1972

Medical School
University of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
1973 – 1975

Internship
General Surgery
Univ. of Texas-SW Medical Center
Dallas, TX
1976 – 1977

Residency
General Surgery
Univ. of Texas-SW Medical Center
Dallas, TX
1977 – 1981

Fellowship
Vascular Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
1981 – 1982

Fellowship
Transplant Surgery
Univ. of Cambridge Clinical School
Cambridge, England
1986

Fellowship
Transplant Surgery
Univ. of Texas-SW Medical Center
and Parkland Memorial Hospital
Dallas, Texas
1988 – 1989

Academic Appointments

1989 – present
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

1982 – 1989
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Univ. of Texas-SW Medical Center
Dallas, TX

1980 – 1981
Director of Surgical Education
Physician's Assistant Program
Univ. of Texas-SW Medical Center
Dallas, TX

1978 – 1981
Instructor in General Surgery
Univ. of Texas-SW Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Certifications

ABS, 1990; Recertified, 1998
ABS, General Surgery, 1983;
  Recertified, 1992; 2002
ABS, Vascular Surgery, 1983;
  Recertified, 1993, 2003

Professional Organizations: American Medical Association, 1982–Present; Parkland Surgical Society, 1982 – Present; Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1985 – Present; Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, 1985 – 1989; Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, 1986 – Present; International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, 1986 – Present; Fellow, Stroke Council, American Heart Association, 1986 – 1991; Tennessee Medical Association, 1989 – Present; Chattanooga/Hamilton County Medical Society, 1989 – Present.