Dr. Gary S Fischer MD Internist

Dr. Gary Fischer is an internist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Fischer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 146 doctors at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2010

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2013

Publications & Presentations

Counseling About Medication-Induced Birth Defects with Clinical Decision Support in Primary Care.
Schwarz, E. B.,Parisi, S. M.,Handler, S. M.,Koren, G.,Shevchik, G.,Fischer, G. S.

Electronic Reminders to Patients Within an Interactive Patient Health Record.
Fischer, G. S.,Hess, R.,Landeen, B. M.,Weimer, M.,Zieth, C. R.,Dong, X.,Clark, S.,Roberts, M. S.

Automated Clinical Reminders for Primary Care Providers in the Care of CKD: A Small Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial.
Abdel-Kader, K., Fischer, G.S., Li, J., Moore, C.G., Hess, R., Unruh, M.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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