Dr. David J. Fischer, MD

Dr. David J. Fischer, MD

Forensic Psychiatry | Male | 74 years old

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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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    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.

    Dr. Fischer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  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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      Malpractice Claims not available

      Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

      What is medical malpractice
    • 2
      Sanctions

      Dr. Fischer has received 2 sanctions

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      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
      • 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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    • 2
      Board Actions

      Dr. Fischer has 2 board actions

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      What are board actions
      • Disciplinary action in another state (6/24/2015)
      • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: District of Columbia
      • 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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    Conditions Treated

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

    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

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Forensic Psychiatry

    Procedures Performed

    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychological Testing
    • Psychotherapy Services

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