Peter Fischer, MD, MS, NREMT-P, FACS is an academic surgeon focused on Trauma and Critical Care. Dr. Fischer completed his general surgery residency and chief residency at University of Tennessee, as well as his fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR. Dr. Fischer has received numerous awards and honors, including the Carolinas HealthCare System Gold Touchstone Award for LEAN Project, many Resident Presentation Competition awards and earned the Most Valuable Resident Teacher Award at University of Tennessee. Even though he has received numerous accolades, Dr. Fischer ties all his work and achievements back to what he loves: helping patients.
"What I love most about being a physician is simply taking care of the patients. That is why I love what I do," Dr. Fischer said.
Dr. Fischer is a member of American College of Surgeons, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Southeastern Surgical Association, and the Harwell Wilson Surgical Society.