Dr. Fischer is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty
fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He is
one of the managing partners of the Orthopaedic Specialty Institute where
his clinical practice is devoted to the treatment of injuries and orthopaedic
disorders of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Fischer is also an Assistant Clinical
Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of
California, Irvine School of Medicine.
Dr. Fischer has been a Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association
of North American, teaching surgeons from around the world the principals
and techniques of arthroscopic shoulder surgery at their Orthopaedic Learning
Center in Chicago, Illinois for many years. He has been a guest lecturer
in shoulder and upper extremity surgery at the Wrightington Hospitals
in Wigand, England where the original, pioneering work in total joint
replacement surgery took place, and he has been grand rounds lecturer
at the University of California, Irvine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
“Dr. Fischer has been a frequent instructor on various topics of
arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgical techniques at many local, national,
and international orthopaedic surgery meetings each year.”
He is the co-editor of a textbook on the techniques of shoulder and elbow
surgery, and has published several articles on the treatment of both knee
and shoulder injuries. Dr. Fischer consults with several orthopaedic device
manufacturers on the research, design, and development of surgical instruments
and implants. He was one of sixteen shoulder surgeons selected in this
country to be a clinical investigator in the FDA study of a special total
shoulder replacement prosthesis for patients who have both arthritis and
severe rotator cuff tears.
Dr. Fischer is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,
the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic
Society for Sports Medicine, the Western Orthopaedic Association, the
California Orthopaedic Association, the California Medical Association
and the Orange County Medical Association.