Dr. John Fisher, MD

Dr. John Fisher, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Fisher, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Fisher is affiliated with St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest.

7777 Southwest Fwy Ste 810

Houston, TX 77074

Contact Information

(713) 772-1200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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more than 5% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fisher "Dr. Fisher is a native of Houston and completed residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Fisher is one of the founding partners of Southwest Surgical Associates, LLP and has been practicing in the area for over 15 years. He specializes in general surgery and performs advanced laparoscopic procedures to reduce pain and recovery time. When not fulfilling life long goal of taking care of patients, he enjoys art and traveling."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fisher to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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 (1)
in Bellaire texas |
Very caring person. Visited every day while I was in the hospital. Dick Garrett
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fisher accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Fisher has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest
7600 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77074
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Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
17500 W Grand Pkwy S
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital
1317 Lake Pointe Pkwy
Sugar Land, TX 77478
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