Dr. Philip Fischer II, MD

Dr. Philip Fischer II, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(36)
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Dr. Philip Fischer II, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgery, and more.

800 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 630

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

(205) 939-6888

Insurance Accepted

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

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

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
16

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
28

Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Carraway Meth Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Carraway Meth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fischer II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fischer II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fischer II to family and friends
5.0
based on 36 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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

Dr. Fischer II'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 (6)

in Springville, AL |
Amazing doctor. Listened to everything I said. Made me feel 100 percent comfortable. I have had some past experiences that I didn't think I could have surgery but this doc and the surgery team were excellent and made it better than I expected.
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in Birmingham AL |
I knew I was in good hands with Dr Fisher. I now consider myself very lucky for not getting an infection from other surgeries I've had in the past performed by other surgeons who don't take infections seriously. Dr Fisher explained how easy it is for infections to develop and the steps he takes to...more
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Montgomery, AL |
I needed a surgeon to work with the cosmetic surgeon for a mastectomy. I certainly made the right choice! Dr. F's worked me in the same day. He was calm and open to questions. He put me and the my priorities first. He outlined all options and the pros and cons of each. Others at the hospital speak...more
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Pelham, AL |
Caring and thorough doctor. Answers your questions and never rushes. Called me at home to give me results, so I didn't worry, even though I was coming in the next day Great surgeon!
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in Hueytown, AL |
Dr Fischer is a fantastic surgeon and a wonderful, compassionate man. He takes plenty of time, answers all your questions, and is very patient and comforting. He has performed three surgeries for me and I would recommend him to anyone needing surgery, especially for breast cancer. His skill and...more
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Dr. Fischer II accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Fischer II has admitting privileges

St. Vincent's Birmingham
810 St. Vincent's Drive
Birmingham, AL 35205
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