Dr. David H. Fischer received his undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College and earned his medical doctor degree from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Fischer completed an internship at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania and a residency in Ophthalmology at Duke Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Fischer also served three fellowships. His first was held at Francis I. Proctor Institute, San Francisco, California and the second was held at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital in London, England, both with a concentration in ocular inflammatory disease. His third fellowship was held at Wills Eye Hospital where he specialized in vitreoretinal disease. Following his formal training, Dr. Fischer was in private practice as a vitreoretinal surgeon in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. He joined Mid Atlantic Retina in January 2009.
Dr. Fischer is board certified in ophthalmology, and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Uveitis Society, the Retina and Vitreous Societies, American Medical Society, International Association of Ocular Surgeons. Dr. Fischer is Co-Director of both the Retina Service, and Uveitis Service at Wills Eye Hospital.
Dr. Fischer has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, and has been named one of the “Top Docs” in Philadelphia Magazine, and “Best Docs in America.”
American Board of Ophthalmology – 1981
– Wills Eye Hospital – 1981
– Moorfields Eye Hospital, London – 1979
– Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco Medical Center – 1978
- Residency: Duke University – 1978
- Medical School: Temple University – 1974
- Undergraduate: Gettysburg College – 1968