Dr. Michael J. Fisch MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Michael Fisch is a medical oncologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Fisch accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 129 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Hospice & Palliative

Clinical Interests: Public health, General oncology, symptom management, survivorship, care of the underserved. Twitter @fischmd, Palliative Care, cardiooncology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ranked #1 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1993

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1993 - 1996

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, General Oncology, 1995 - 1997

University of Virginia
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1990

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1990

University of Virginia
Other Training, Echols Scholar, 1986

Indiana University
Other Training, Health Education, 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 11 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Medical Oncology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
2007

Teacher of the Year, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2005
2006

Travel Award, Berlex Oncology Foundation
1994

Edward Kass Travel Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
1989

Echols scholar, 1983
1986

Omicron Delta Kappa, 1985
1986

Raven Society, 1985
1986

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
1986

Publications & Presentations

The Role of Palliative Care, Technology Futures Panel on Oncology Premier.

Recognition and Management of Depressive Symptoms in Advanced Cancer Outpatients.

Palliative Care Issues in Latin America.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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