Dr. Galen Fisher, MD

Dr. Galen Fisher, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Galen Fisher, MD is a dermatologist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in dermatology.

7001 Forest Ave Ste 301

Richmond, VA 23230

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fisher performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Fisher's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

25  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Med University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fisher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fisher's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fisher to family and friends
44 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Fisher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I've had 3 surgeries with Dr Fisher and couldn't be happier. Extremely professional and very personable. Staff are top notch. If you have to have any derm surgery, this is the place to be.
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Dr. Fisher saved my face. Two cancers, one on tip of nose, the other on the inner corner of my eye. I look better now than I did before. He is an artist.
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I've had 2 MOHS procedures by Dr Fisher, you can barely see the scars. I've had many basal cells removed in my 50+ yrs. His incision sites look so much better than the others ( can barely see them) which I am incredibly grateful for because they are on my face.
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I have been experiencing skin cancer, and have been seeing Dr. Fisher every six months for the past five years, for both total body scans and treatment. I've found him to be exceptionally competent, responsive, empathetic, and easy to talk to. He always takes the time to explain conditions and...more
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