John P Fischer, MD, MPH

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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
Education:
B.A. (Mathematics & Neuroscience)
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 2005.
M.D.
State University of New York – Upstate, Syracuse, NY, 2009.
M.P.H. (Healthcare Finance and Management)
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Mauch JT, Enriquez FE, Shea JA, Barg FK, Rhemtulla IA, Broach RB, Thrippleton SL, Fischer JP: The abdominal hernia-Q: Development, psychometric evaluation and prospective testing. Annals of Surgery 2019 (accepted for publication).

Nelson JA, Tecci MG, Lanni MA, Fischer JP, Fosnot J, Selber JC, Wu LC, Serletti JM: Function and strength after free abdominally based breast reconstruction: A 10-year follow-up. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 143(1): 22e-31e, Jan. 2019 Notes: Epub Nov. 2018.

Mauch JT, Rhemtulla IA, Enriquez FA, Broach RB, Messa CA, Thrippleton S, Serletti JM, DeMatteo RP, Shea JA, Fischer JP: A prospective validation of the abdominal hernia-Q (AHQ) instrument. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 227(4), Oct. 2018 Notes: Owen H. Wangensteen Scientific Forum Supplement.

Rhemtulla IA, Mauch JT, Broach RB, Messa CA, Fischer JP: Prophylactic mesh augmentation: Patient selection, techniques, and early outcomes. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 227(4), Oct. 2018 Notes: Owen H. Wangensteen Scientific Forum Supplement.

Rhemtulla IA, Hsu JY, Broach RB, Messa CA, Mauch JT, Serletti JM, DeMatteo RP, Fischer JP: Can we predict incisional hernia? Development of a prediction instrument using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). Journal of the American College of Surgeons 227(4), Oct. 2018 Notes: Owen H. Wangensteen Scientific Forum Supplement.

Fischer JP, Kovach SJ: Discussion: Obesity and abdominal wall reconstruction: Outcomes, implications, and optimization. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 142(3S): 36S-37S, Sept. 2018 Notes: Epub Aug. 24, 2018 (Issue on Current Concepts in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction).

Fox SS, Johnson R, Fischer JP, Eckhauser F, Hope WW: Prophylactic mesh for hernia prevention: Has the time arrived? Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 142(3S): 180S-186S, Sept. 2018 Notes: Epub Aug. 24, 2018 (issue on Current Concepts in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction).

Gabrielsen DA, Carney MJ, Weissler JM, Lanni MA, Hernandez J, Sultan LR, Enriquez F, Sehgal CM, Fischer JP, Chauhan A: Application of ARFI-SWV in stiffness measurement of the abdominal wall musculature: A pilot feasibility study. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 44(9): 1978-1985, Sept. 2018 Notes: Epub July 3, 2018.

Rhemtulla IA, Mauch JT, Broach RB, Messa CA, Fischer JP: Prophylactic mesh augmentation: Patient selection, techniques, and early outcomes. American Journal of Surgery 216(3): 475-480, Sept. 2018 Notes: Epub Apr. 22, 2018.

Rhemtulla IA, Tecce MG, Broach RB, Messa CA, Mauch JT, Fischer JP: Retrorectus mesh fixation using fibrin glue: Early outcomes of an evolving technique. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open 6(8S): 134-135, Aug. 2018.

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