Dr. Carla Fisher, MD

DermatologyFemaleAge 61

Dr. Fisher
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Dermatology Associates of the Bay Area

165 Lynch Creek Way Petaluma, CA 94954

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Dr. Carla Fisher, MD is a Dermatologist in Petaluma, CA and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fisher has more experience with Dermatologic Oncology than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences medical school in 1986. She is affiliated with Petaluma Valley Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fisher to book an appointment.


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Excellent! Dr. Fisher explains the process or problem very well and takes her time with you to make sure you understand. Very pleasant and thorough. She has frozen lesions, shaved some and taken out a melanoma. I’m pleased with all she has done and will continue to see her.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Carla Fisher has over 20 years of experience in medicine, with more than 16 years spent focusing on dermatology. She applies her comprehensive approach...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

American Academy of Dermatology
Fellowship Hospital
Pacific Dermatologic Association
Fellowship Hospital
1995
National Naval Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1988
Pensacola Naval Hosp
Residency Hospital
1987
Usn Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
Medical School

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What are Dr. Carla Fisher, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fisher frequently treats Dermatologic Oncology. See all practice areas where Dr. Fisher specializes.

Where is Dr. Carla Fisher, MD's office located?

Dr. Fisher's office is located at 165 Lynch Creek Way, Petaluma, CA 94954. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Fisher

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Fisher treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Fisher treats other conditions, please contact the office at (707) 762-5531.

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Dr. Fisher treats at a

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Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Actinic Keratosis
Excision of Skin Lesion
Skin Cancer
Basal Cell Carcinoma
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Dr. Fisher's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Botox® Injection
  • Burn Injuries
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Facial Peel
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lichen Sclerosis Et Atrophicus
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Diseases
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Rash
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Rosacea
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

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Dr. Fisher accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
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Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
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Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
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Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
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Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
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UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
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UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
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MultiPlan
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Dermatology Associates of the Bay Area

Dermatology Associates of the Bay Area165 Lynch Creek Way Petaluma, CA 94954
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Petaluma Valley Hospital

Petaluma, CA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average