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.

Specialty

Family Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care

Professional Experience

2010 – Present Doctors Making Housecalls Physician
2007 – 2010 Advocate South Suburban Hospital Hospitalist
2007 – 2010 Advocate Hospice Medical Director
2006 – 2010 Hopedale Medical Complex Physician
2005 – 2010 Advocate Medical Group, Family Medicine and Geriatrics Physician

Internship/Residency/Fellowships

2009 – 2010 University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Family Medicine Residency Program Clinical Preceptor
2004 – 2005 Wake Forest University Geriatrics Fellowship
2001 – 2004 Wake Forest University Family Medicine Residency

Education

2001 Rush Medical College Doctor of Medicine
1996 University of Illinois at Chicago Masters of Public Health, Health Education

License

North Carolina License

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine, Family Physician (Valid Indefinitely)

American Board of Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine (Valid Indefinitely)

American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Valid Indefinitely)

Associations/Memberships

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Geriatrics Society

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine