Dr. Fisher grew up in Winter Park, Florida. His father was a physician and his mother a nurse, so a career in medicine seemed a natural choice. After graduating magna cum laude from Duke University, Dr. Fisher attended Duke University School of Medicine where he finished in the top of his class. Dr. Fisher received his training in Ophthalmology at the world renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. The residency training program at Wills is consistently ranked in the top three training programs in the nation. While at Wills, Dr. Fisher, along with the other members of his class authored the first edition of the Wills Eye Manual, a reference work that has gone on to become the bestselling selling book in Ophthalmology.
In his professional career, Dr. Fisher was a founding partner and previously served as the Medical Director for the Eye Center of North Florida in Panama City, Florida. He performed the first LASIK surgery in Bay County, Florida in 1995, and has since performed over 50,000 LASIK procedures. Dr. Fisher also maintains a busy refractive cataract surgery practice, utilizing advanced laser surgery and state of the art lens implants to lessen or eliminate the need for glasses after cataract surgery.
Dr. Fisher began performing LASIK in the Birmingham area in 2014. Utilizing the most advanced laser technologies, he has helped thousands of people in this area achieve their best vision while reducing or eliminating the need for glasses.
Dr. Fisher is also actively involved in providing surgical eye care to those in need. He helped establish and has been recognized by the Flying Samaritans as the founder of the surgical eye clinic in Tecate, Mexico. He is also an active volunteer with the EyeCare America program of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Fisher is an experienced clinical researcher, having helped develop many of the advanced technologies used by eye doctors throughout the country and the world today. He is a highly sought after speaker, and devotes time to teaching other physicians, as well as acting as a consultant to industry.
Outside of the office, Dr. Fisher enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He is also a licensed pilot, having flown nearly 2000 hours, and holds an instrument rating. He also enjoys hiking, tennis, boating, and spending time at the lake and the beach.