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Dr. Leonard Fischer, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.0 (21)
Map Pin Small State College, PA
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Leonard Fischer, MD

Dr. Leonard Fischer, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in State College, PA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Milton S Hershey Medical Center and Mount Nittany Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Fischer an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Fischer works at Practice in State College, PA with other offices in Hershey, PA and Cedar Rapids, IA. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Fischer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Penn State Hershey Endoscopy Center LLC
    32 COLONNADE WAY, State College, PA 16803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (814) 272-4445
  2. 2
    Mshmc-rehab Hospital
    500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 281-1023
  3. 3
    Mount Nittany Medical Center
    1800 E Park Ave, State College, PA 16803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (814) 231-7000
  4. 4
    Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids
    701 10th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (319) 369-4777

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  • Milton S Hershey Medical Center
  • Mount Nittany Medical Center

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    About Dr. Leonard Fischer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1487614863
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • National Naval Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • HENRY FORD HOSPITAL
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Columbia university
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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