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Carla S. Fisher, MD, FACS

Carla S. Fisher, MD, FACS

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Endocrine & Oncologic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3d Floor West, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-6833
Fax: 215-615-0555
BS (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with Honors)
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1999.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

breast cancer

Selected Publications

Wilson NP, Wilson FP, Freedman GM, Fisher CS : Radiation Therapy in Patients with Breast Cancer and Connective Tissue Disease. American Society of Breast Surgeons Meeting May 2014.

Chatterjee A, Tchou J, Fisher CS: A Cost-Utility Analysis of the Use of Preoperative Computed Tomographic-Angiography in Abdomen-Based Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2014.

Carla S Fisher, quoted: Study Suggests Breast Cancer Patients Who Undergo Double Mastectomy Don't Have Better Survival Rates. CBS local news 2014.

Edwards C, Margenthaler JM, Fisher CS: Margin index: a useful tool for the breast surgeon? Journal of Surgical Research 2014.

Atkins JJ, Appleton C, Fisher CS, Gao F, Margenthaler JM: Which Imaging Modality is Superior for Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Triple Negative Breast Cancer? Journal of Oncology February 2013.

Atkins J, Cyr A, Appleton CM, Fisher CS, Margenthaler JA: Which imaging modality is superior for predicition of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with triple negative breast cancer? Journal of Oncology February 2013.

Fracol M, Xu S, Mick R, Fitzpatrick E, Nisenbaum H, Roses R, Fisher C, Tchou J, Fox K, Zhang P, Czerniecki BJ: Response to HER-2 Pulsed DC1 Vaccines is Predicted by Both HER-2 and Estrogen Receptor Expression in DCIS. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2013.

Pearson K: Breast cancer study: Patients may be too quick to have double mastectomy Huffington Post November 29 2012 Notes: Dr. Fisher quoted in this on-line article.

Showalter SL, Brown JC, Cheville AL, Fisher CS, Sataloff D, Schmitz K : Lifestyle Risk Factors Associated with Arm Swelling among Women with Breast Cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology October 2012.

Martin-Dunlap T, Fisher CS, Margenthaler JA: Patient Factors Predictive of Unilateral Mastectomy and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy. Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona April 2012.

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Last updated: 11/04/2014
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