John P Fischer

faculty photo
Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Plastic Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Mathematics & Neuroscience)
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 2005.
State University of New York – Upstate, Syracuse, NY, 2009.
M.P.H. (Healthcare Finance and Management)
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health , 2016.
Permanent link
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Selected Publications

Weissler JM, Carney MJ, Enriquez FA, Messa CA 4th, Broach R, Shapira MM, Barg FK, Fischer JP: Using crowdsourcing as a platform to evaluate lay perception of prophylactic mesh placement. Journal of Surgical Research Dec. 29 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.11.065.

Thomas WW, Brant J, Chen J, Coblens O, Fischer JP, Newman JG, Chalian AA, Shanti RM, Cannady SB: Clinical factors associated with reoperation and prolonged length of stay in free tissue transfer to oncologic head and neck defects. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Nov. 30 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2017.1771.

McLaughlin EJ, Brant JA, Bur AM, Fischer JP, Chen J, Cannady SB, Chalian AA, Newman JG: Safety of outpatient thyroidectomy: Review of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Laryngoscope Oct. 8 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1002/lary.26934.

Carney MJ, Golden KE, Weissler JM, Lanni MA, Bauder AR, Cakouros B, Enriquez F, Broach R, Barg FK, Schapira MM, Fischer JP: Patient-reported outcomes following ventral hernia repair: Designing a qualitative assessment tool. Patient Aug. 30 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1007/s40271-017-0275-3.

Shubinets V, Carney MJ, Colen, DL, Mirzabeigi, MN, Weissler JM, Lanni MA, Braslow, BM, Fischer JP, Kovach S: Management of infected mesh following abdominal hernia repair: Systematic review and single-institution experience. Annals of Plastic Surgery June 1 2017 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001189.

Weissler JM, Lanni MA, Tecce MG, Carney MJ, Shubinets V, Fischer JP: Chemical component separation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of botulinum toxin for management of ventral hernia. Journal of Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery 51(5): 366-374, Oct. 2017 Notes: (Epub Feb. 20, 2017).

Carney, MJ, Weissler, JM, Koltz, PF, Fischer, JP, Wu, LC, Serletti, JM: Academic productivity, knowledge, and education in plastic surgery: The benefit of the clinical research fellow. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 140(4): 842-849, Oct. 2017 Notes: (Epub Oct. 2017).

Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Grover R, Nelson P, Au A, Serletti JM, Wu LC: Intraoperative vasopressors and thrombotic complications in free flap breast reconstruction. Journal of Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery 51(5): 336-341, Oct. 2017 Notes: (Epub Jan. 13, 2017).

Mirzabeigi MN, Fischer JP, Basta MN, Fracol M, Kovach SJ, Wu LC, Serletti JM, Low DW, Kanchwala S: Managing groin wounds after infrainguinal vascular procedures: Examining the reoperative events and complication profile of muscle flap reconstruction. Annals of Vascular Surgery 43: 232-241, Aug. 2017 Notes: (Epub May 3, 2017).

Weissler JM, Lanni MA, Hsu JY, Tecce MG, Carney MJ, Kelz RR, Fox JP, Fischer JP: Development of a clinically actionable incisional hernia risk model after colectomy using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 225(2): 274-284.e1, Aug. 2017 Notes: Epub Apr. 23, 2017.

back to top
Last updated: 01/08/2018
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania