John Fischer, MD, FACOG

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

John Fischer

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-3111

Fax 612-626-0665

Mailing Address:
Dept. of OB/GYN & Women’s Health
MMC 395 Mayo
8395C
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Patricia McCarthy

Administrative Phone
612-626-2613

Administrative Email
pcmccart@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-626-0665

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Division Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)


Urogynecologist


MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 1988

Residency in OBGYN, Wright State University, 1996

Fellowship in Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Indiana University, 1999

BA, College of St Thomas, 1984

Summary

Dr. Fischer earned his medical degree at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed Residency training at Wright State and Urogynecology Fellowship training at Indiana University. He has served in numerous leadership roles including Urogynecology Fellowship Director, Ob/Gyn Residency Director and served as the Department Chief of one of the largest Ob/Gyn departments in the Department of Defense. He is currently serving as Faculty for APGO's Surgical Scholars Course and as an Oral Board Examiner, ABOG. He was honored to be named the Professor of the Year by the Junior Fellows of Armed Forces District of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. His research interests include the effects of pregnancy, labor, and delivery on the pelvic floor and surgical education.

Dr. Fischer will be transitioning from a 29-year career as an Air Force physician to start a new Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health. He begins his new role in October 2017 and his clinical practice sites will include Women's Health Specialists Clinic and M Health Clinics & Surgery Center.

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery