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Board-certified Surgeon Joins OU Physicians

Monday, October 31, 2016 - Campus News -
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Laura E. Fischer, M.D., a board-certified surgeon, has established her practice with OU Physicians. She has also been named assistant professor of surgery for the University of 

Fischer is board certified in general surgery. She specializes in minimally invasive surgery, including bariatric (weight loss) surgery as well as procedures to treat benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus, stomach, spleen, adrenal glands, biliary tract, gallbladder, pancreas and abdominal wall hernias. She also specializes in robotic surgery.

Fischer completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland. She completed a general surgery residency and internship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison. She earned her medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City.

Fischer, is an associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, she is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons.

Fischer sees patients in Oklahoma City and in Edmond. For appointments, call (405) 271-1400. 

With more than 660 doctors, OU Physicians is the state’s largest physician group. The practice encompasses almost every adult and child specialty. Many OU Physicians have expertise in the management of complex conditions that is unavailable anywhere else in the state, region or sometimes even the nation. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts. 

OU Physicians see patients in their offices at the OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and at clinics in Edmond, Midwest City and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to OU Medical Center. Many also care for their patients in other hospitals around the metro area. OU Physicians serve as faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and train the region’s future physicians.

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