Dr. Craig Peter Fischer MD Surgeon

Dr. Craig Fischer is a surgeon in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with The Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 71 doctors at The Methodist Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Hospital Affiliation

The Methodist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1999

Lahey Clinic
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 1997

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1996

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Synchronous resection of colorectal primary and hepatic metastasis.
Fahy, B. N., Fischer, C. P.

A Randomized Trial of Aprotinin-Free Fibrin Sealant Versus Absorbable Hemostat.
Fischer, C. P., Wood, C. G., Shen, J., Batiller, J., Hart, J. C., Patel, B., Albala, D. M.

Chemotherapy within 30 days prior to liver resection does not increase postoperative morbidity or mortality.
Fahy, B. N., Aloia, T. A., Jones, S. L., Bass, B. L., Fischer, C. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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