Dr. David J. Fischer, MD

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Dr. David J. Fischer, MD

Forensic Psychiatry | Male

Columbia Center 4707 Connecticut Ave NW Apt 101, Washington, DC 20008 Get Directions
(202) 686-0114

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After careful evaluation of the patient's needs and concerns, a practical treatment plan is created. Often psychotherapy and medication lead to successful patient outcome. Progress in functioning, relationships and overall well-being are carefully monitored in a caring, nurturing environment. Each patient presents with unique needs and capabilities. The successful therapeutic process addresses the real potential for change in all who come for help.Read more

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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Forensic Psychiatry

    Conditions Treated

    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Tobacco Use Disorder

    Procedures Performed

    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychological Testing
    • Psychotherapy Services

    Background Check

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      Malpractice Claims not available

      Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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      Sanctions

      Dr. Fischer has received 2 sanctions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (4/19/2013)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: District of Columbia
      • Professional Misconduct  (12/19/2012)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Maryland
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      Board Actions

      Dr. Fischer has 2 board actions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/24/2015)
      • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: District of Columbia
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • Disciplinary action in another state  (12/19/2013)
      • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: New York
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    Education

    • Medical School
      New York Medical College

      Graduated in 1968

    • Internship Hospital
      Usphs Hospital

      Completed in 1969

    • Residency Hospital
      Nimh/St Elizabeth Hospital

      Completed in 1972

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Forensic Psychiatry
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in District of Columbia not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Fischer's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Fischer

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Fischer's Care Philosophy

    After careful evaluation of the patient's needs and concerns, a practical treatment plan is created. Often psychotherapy and medication lead to successful patient outcome. Progress in functioning, relationships and overall well-being are carefully monitored in a caring, nurturing environment. Each patient presents with unique needs and capabilities. The successful therapeutic process addresses the real potential for change in all who come for help.