Biography

David Fisher, MD, MPH is board-certified in Family Medicine, Geriatrics, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

He is a graduate of Rush Medical College in Chicago.  He completed his residency in family medicine and clinical fellowship in geriatric medicine at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.  Dr. Fisher’s passion is to help his patients remain at home by directing them to the most effective practical steps for healthy aging.  He loves practicing as a “Housecallogist” with DMHC.

Dr. Fisher authored the guide How to Keep Mom (And Yourself) Out of a Nursing Home – Seven Keys  to Keeping Your Independence. His favorite thing to do is spend time with his wife and six children.  He blogs at doctorfisher.com and tweets @DoctorFisher.

Specialty

Family Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care

Professional Experience

2010 – Present  Doctors Making Housecalls

2005 – 2010       Advocate Health Systems Geriatrics & Palliative Care Service; Home-based Primary Care Team

Post-Graduate Training

2001 – 2004        Wake Forest University – Family Medicine Residency

2004 – 2005        Wake Forest University – Geriatrics Fellowship

2007                      CAQ – Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine

Education

2001  Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL  – Doctor of Medicine

1996  University of Illinois at Chicago  – MPH