Laurel R. Fisher, MD

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Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
742 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Fax: 215-349-5915
Swarthmore College, 1974.
John Hopkins University, 1975.
Temple University Medical School, 1988.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

1. Ulcerative diseases of the small bowel
2. Treatment for helicobacter pylori induced gastric and duodenal injury
3. Malabsorptive conditions of the small bowel
4. Bacterial overgrowth
5. Small Bowel Bleeding
6. Therapeutic technology for small bowel strictures

Description of Research Expertise

1. Small bowel technology in the investigation of obscure GI bleeding
2. Wireless capsule endoscopy and inflammatory conditions of the small bowel

Selected Publications

Fisher, LR: Women's Gastrointestinal Health in 2016: An Introductin to an Expanding Field in Gastroenterology. Gastroenterological Clinics of North America June 2016.

Hosmer A, Fisher L, Baker J, Rice M: "Does Sedation Affect Upper Gastrointestinal Transit and Study Completion Rates Measured by Small Bowel Video Capsule Endoscopy?" Digestive Disease Week 2016.

Tavakkoli, A, Spencer, M., Takami, M., Stoffel, E, Fisher, L: Actively bleeding idiopathic vascular bleb found via double balloon enteroscopy. Am J Gastroenterology 110(16), January 2015.

Spencer M, Baker J, Azeem A, Rice M, Fisher L: "Should video capsule endoscopy be utilized in the evaluation of celiac patients with persistent symptoms?" Digestive Disease Week 2015.

Jason Baker, Laurel Fihser, Christopher Fernandez: Difference in Prevalence of Small Bowel Video Capsule Endoscopy Findings Between Cardiac versus Non Cardiac Inpatient Cohorts. Annual Scientific Meeting of the ACG 2014.

Choi EH, Mergener K, Semrad C, Fisher L, Cave DR, Dodig M, Burke C, Leighton JA, Kastenberg D, Simpson P, Sul J, Bhattacharya K, Charles R, Gerson L, Weber L, Eisen G, Reidel W, Vargo JJ, Wakim-Fleming J, Lo SK : Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized Comparison of a Novel Signal Transmission Capsule Endoscope to an Existing Capsule Endoscope. Gastrointest Endosc 78(2): 325-32, August 2013.

Jason R. Baker, Kristin May, Laurel R. Fisher, William L. Hasler,: Bacterial overgrowth from hydrogen producers but not methanogens relates more to gastric rather than small bowel transit delays on video capsule endoscopy. Gastroenterology Division, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI. ANMS 2013 Notes: Poster presentation.

JR Baker, A Springs, K May, EE Wilkinson, LR Fisher, WL Hasler: Video Capsule Endoscopy Findings in Diabetic Patients vs a Large Non-diabetic Cohort: Gastric and Small Bowel Transit, Luminal Debris, and Completeness of Examination, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. DDW 2013 Notes: Poster presentation.

Jason Baker, Keith Mullins, Laurel Fisher, Michael Rice: Video Capsule Endoscopy in Elderly Patients Compared to Age Stratified Cohort: Upper Gut Motility, Luminal Debris, and Completeness of Examination ACG National Meetings 2013 Notes: Poster presentation.

J.R. Baker, A. Springs, K. May, Wilkinson E.E., Rice M., Fisher L.R.: The Effect of the Underweight State on Upper Gut Motility Measured by Video Capsule Endoscopy Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI DDW 2013 Notes: Poster presentation.

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