Tag: Dr. Peter Fischer

David Cummings doesn’t remember the hit-and-run that almost killed him – but he’s certain he’s alive today because of Regional One Health

David Cummings was out for a morning jog when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.  While he doesn't remember the accident that almost killed him, he'll never forget Regional One Health trauma surgeons Dr. Peter Fischer and Dr. Dina Filiberto. They used an innovative procedure to stop bleeding in Cummings' pelvis so they [...]

2019-11-13T14:04:50-06:00November 13th, 2019|

Collaboration between Regional One Health’s trauma and emergency departments is enhancing patient care and access

It took a spirit of collaboration to improve integration between Regional One Health’s trauma and emergency departments, and the payoff – more efficient patient care and enhanced access to appropriate treatment – is proving well worth the effort. Employees credit a spirit of collaboration for an effort to better integrate emergency and trauma [...]

2019-05-17T13:41:23-06:00May 24th, 2019|

Dr. Fischer leads Stop the Bleed effort

One person can make a difference. That was the idea behind the recent Stop the Bleed training course that taught participants basic bleeding control techniques. Peter Fischer, MD, MS, NREMT-P, FACS With simple steps, it only takes one person to stop a bleed, said event organizer Peter Fischer, MD, a trauma surgeon [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:54-06:00February 16th, 2018|

Sign up for Stop the Bleed Course

Did you know stopping a bleed can save a life? One person can make a difference. Join the Elvis Presley Trauma Center team at this city-wide training course to learn what you can do to help save lives in an emergency situation. Click here to register. Watch Dr. Fischer's preview of what attendees will [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:55-06:00February 6th, 2018|