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Dr. Philip Fischer II, MD

General Surgery
4.8 (50)
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Philip Fischer II, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in General Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham and is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham.

Dr. Fischer II works at EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF ST VINCENTS HOSP in Birmingham, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Inguinal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and 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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Locations

  1. 1
    St. Vincents East
    810 Saint Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 212-6000
  2. 2
    Philip J. Fischer II M.d.p.c.
    800 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 630, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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    Oct 14, 2021
    Dr. Fischer is an excellent surgeon and cares deeply for his patients. He is the first physician I’ve ever had that asked to pray with me before surgery, for which I was so grateful! His staff is caring, attentive and compassionate. I can’t say enough good things about this office!!
    T Weaver — Oct 14, 2021
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    About Dr. Philip Fischer II, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1821163585
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Carraway Meth Med Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Philip Fischer II, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Fischer II is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Fischer II has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Fischer II has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Fischer II works at EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF ST VINCENTS HOSP in Birmingham, AL. View the full address on Dr. Fischer II’s profile.

    Dr. Fischer II has seen patients for Inguinal Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Fischer II on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    50 patients have reviewed Dr. Fischer II. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fischer II.

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