Dr. David A. Fishman, MD

Dr. David A. Fishman, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 58 years old

David A. Fishman, M.D., serves as director, Cancer Center; vice chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology; and director, Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Fishman is an internationally recognized gynecologic oncologist, known for his innovative research on the regulation of ovarian metastasis and the development of new methods for risk assessment and detection of early stage ovarian carcinoma. Dr. Fishman established The National Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Program in 1999 with funding from the National Cancer Institute and philanthropic organizations. He has authored over 230 scientific papers, abstracts, book chapters and several books on gynecologic malignancies. Dr. Fishman's research has received awards from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, American Cancer Society, Society of Gynecologic Investigation, and the Berlex Foundation. He has served as an editor for multiple journals, including Gynecologic Oncology, and he is now an editor and ad hoc reviewer for 43 medical and scientific journals. Dr. Fishman is a member of national and international cancer institute study sections from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and Centers for Disease Control to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of many medical and honor societies and patient advocacy groups including the American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society, American Cancer Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Dr. Fishman is board-certified in obstetrics & gynecology and gynecologic oncology. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology at the Yale School of Medicine.Read more

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

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  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1994

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Fishman's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Fishman

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David A. Fishman, M.D., serves as director, Cancer Center; vice chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology; and director, Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Fishman is an internationally recognized gynecologic oncologist, known for his innovative research on the regulation of ovarian metastasis and the development of new methods for risk assessment and detection of early stage ovarian carcinoma.

Dr. Fishman established The National Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Program in 1999 with funding from the National Cancer Institute and philanthropic organizations. He has authored over 230 scientific papers, abstracts, book chapters and several books on gynecologic malignancies. Dr. Fishman's research has received awards from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, American Cancer Society, Society of Gynecologic Investigation, and the Berlex Foundation. He has served as an editor for multiple journals, including Gynecologic Oncology, and he is now an editor and ad hoc reviewer for 43 medical and scientific journals. Dr. Fishman is a member of national and international cancer institute study sections from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and Centers for Disease Control to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of many medical and honor societies and patient advocacy groups including the American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society, American Cancer Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.

Dr. Fishman is board-certified in obstetrics & gynecology and gynecologic oncology. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology at the Yale School of Medicine.