Christine Fisher, M.D.

Christine Fisher, M.D. – Curriculum Vitae

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Learn About Dr. Fisher's Background and Experience

2905 San Gabriel St., Ste. 100 | Austin, TX 78705
Office Phone: (512) 815-0123 | Fax: (512) 815-0123
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Education

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

2002-2006

University of Mary-Hardin Baylor - Belton, TX
Degree: B.S. Chemistry

2000

Postdoctoral Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, PA
Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency
Department of Plastic Surgery

2006-2013

Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM) Research Fellow
Basic Science and Clinical Applications of Adipose Derived Stem Cells
J. Peter Rubin M.D., Principal Investigator

2009-2010

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

2015

Employment

Private Practice of Christine Fisher, M.D.
2905 San Gabriel St., Ste. 100
Austin, TX 78705

2016-Present

Plastic Surgery Associates
1015 E. 32nd St., Ste. 306
Austin, TX 78705

2015-2016

Breast and Body Center of Austin
1510 W. 34th St., Ste. 100
Austin, TX 78703

2013-2015

Honors and Awards

Texas Monthly's Texas Super Doctors®: Rising Stars Listing

2017

Resident Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery

2013

The Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (Arnold P. Gold Foundation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

2013

Resident Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery

2009

The Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (Arnold P. Gold Foundation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

2008

The Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (Arnold P. Gold Foundation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

2007

Resident Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery

2007

Professional Memberships and Activities with Leadership Positions

National

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Active Member
  • Residents and Fellows Forum

2015-Present

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery

  • Active Member

2013-Present

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • Active Member

2013-Present

Regional

Texas Medical Association

  • Physician Member

2013-Present

Travis County Medical Association

  • Physician Member

2013-Present

Austin Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Physician Member

2013-Present

Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Active Member

2013-Present

Educational Activities

Educational Administration and Leadership

Breast Cancer Resource Center, Austin, Texas

  • Medical Advisory Committee

2016-Present

St. David's Medical Center, Austin, Texas

  • Breast Subcommittee

2016-Present

GME Patient Safety/QI Committee, University of Pittsburgh

2008-2013

Teaching Activities

Breast Reconstruction & Surgical Options for Lymphedema — Cancer Rehab Austin

2017

Options for Breast Reconstruction — Austin Society of Lymphedema Therapists

2016

Update on Surgical Care of Lymphedema — Austin Society of Lymphedema Therapists

2016

Breast Cancer Resource Center — Educate and Empower Lecture -— Lymphedema

2014

Princeton Review — MCAT Organic Chemistry Instructor

2001-2002

Chemistry Lab Instructor — University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

1999-2000

Clinical Teaching and Supervision

Chief Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Plastic Surgery

2012-2013

Advising and Mentoring

Resident Mentor and Advisor, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

2008-2013

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Askari M, Fisher C, Weniger FG, Bidic S, and WPA Lee. Anticoagulation Therapy in Microsurgical Operations: A Review. J Hand Surg. 2006 May-Jun;31(5):836-46.
  2. Zwischenberger JB, Fisher C, Clemson L. Jejunostomy after Esophagectomy. In: Decision Making in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach Editor: Mark K. Ferguson, MD. Springer-Verlag Publishing, London 2006.
  3. Sacks JM, Keith JD, Fisher C, Lee WP. The surgeon's role and responsibility in facial tissue allograft transplantation. Ann Plast Surg. 2007 Jun;58(6):595-601.
  4. Azari K, Fisher C. A simple device for the application of medicinal leeches. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Nov;122(5):168e-169e.
  5. Pannucci CJ, Dreszer G, Wachtman CF, Bailey SH, Portschy PR, Hamill JB, Hume KM, Hoxworth RE, Rubin JP, Kalliainen LK, Pusic AL, Wilkins EG. Postoperative Enoxaparin Prevents Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism in High-Risk Plastic Surgery Patients.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov;128(5):1093-1103.
  6. Pannucci CJ, Wachtman CF, Dreszer G, Bailey SH, Portschy PR, Hamill JB, Hume KM, Hoxworth RE, Kalliainen LK, Rubin JP, Pusic AL, Wilkins EG. The effect of post-operative enoxaparin on risk for re-operative hematoma. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jan;129(1):160–168.
  7. Fisher C, Grahovac T, Marra KG, Shippert, Coleman SR, Rubin JP.. A Comparison of Human Fat Graft Harvest Methods and Processing Techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Aug;132(2): 351-361.

Books & Chapters

  1. Fisher C, Snyder N. Gynecomastia. In: Plastic Surgery Pearls of Wisdom Editors: Samuel Lin, MD and Hijjawi J, MD. McGraw Hill Publishing, New York, NY 2006.
  2. Fisher C, Wachtman GS, Azari K. In: ASSH Manual of Hand Surgery. Ch. 31, Thermal Injury. Lippincott, Williams and Williams. 2009.

Invited Presentations, Posters & Abstracts

National

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Boston MA
A Comparison of Human Fat Graft Harvest Methods and Processing Techniques
Christine Fisher, Tara Grahovac, Jedidiah McAtee, Kacey G. Marra, Ron Shippert, Sydney R. Coleman, J. Peter Rubin.

2011

American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Boca Raton FL
Christine Fisher, Christopher J. Pannucci, George Dreszer, Stephen H. Bailey, Pamela R. Portschy, Jennifer B. Hamill, KM Hume, Ron E. Hoxworth, J Peter Rubin, Lori K Kalliainen, Andrea L. Pusic, Edwin G. Wilkins. Postoperative Enoxaparin Prevents Symptomatic Venous

2011

Regional

Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, Cincinnati OH
Adipose Derived Stem Cell Proliferation and VEGF Secretion is Increased by Wound Fluid Stimulation
Christine Fisher, Joseph Michaels, V, Jedidiah McAtee, Mostafa Ramadan, Natasa Miljkovic, Han Li, J. Peter Rubin, and Kacey G. Marra.

2010

Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, Cleveland OH
Donor Site Analgesia in Cleft Alveolar Reconstruction: Examining the Effects of Minimal Access Surgical Techniques Compared to Regional Anesthesia Techniques
Christine Fisher, Zoe MacIsaac, Katherine Boretsky, Lorelai Grunwaldt, Karen Boretsky, Joseph Losee, and Anand Kumar

2012

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