Stephen R. Fisher, MD

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Stephen R. Fisher, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

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Comprehensive Orthopedic Sports Medicine Specialization

Dr. Stephen Fisher is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon who specializes in the operative and non-operative treatment of sports-related injuries and musculoskeletal disorders of the upper and lower extremities. A native of Pittsburgh, Dr. Fisher completed his medical education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and then completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, later serving as chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute in Zephyr Cove, Nevada.

Expert Care for Patients of all Ages and Skill Levels

Dr. Fisher is extensively experienced in treating athletes of all ages, including those at the pediatric/youth, high school, college and professional levels, weekend warriors and senior age athletes. He brings almost 20 years of experience, including nearly a decade of serving patients in Georgia. Prior to joining The Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network, he practiced as a member of The Longstreet Clinic after relocating from his sports medicine practice in Michigan. He serves as team physician for Flowery Branch High School, and has served several other athletic programs in the Atlanta Region, including North Gwinnett, Dacula and Lanier High Schools and their youth programs, as well as Georgia Force Home School Football. Additionally, he is a consultant for multiple gymnastics programs, club level sports programs and the Cirque du Soleil.

Expertise in All Sports-Related Injuries

As a former multi-sport competitive athlete and college hockey player himself, Dr. Fisher is passionate about returning athletes to activity, and understands how sports injuries can impact athletic performance and daily life. He has expertise in treating all sports-related conditions, with special clinical interests in patellofemoral disorders, joint-preservation procedures including realignment osteotomies, and challenging procedures, including revision rotator cuff/labrum/instability repairs of the shoulder and complex/revision ligament reconstructions of the knee.

In his free time, Dr. Fisher enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, and likes to stay active by playing competitive ice hockey and golf, mountain biking and coaching football.

Dr. Stephen Fisher’s Education and Certifications

Education and Clinical Specialization:

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical School
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center
  • Chief Resident, Orthopedic Surgery, Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute

Certifications and Affiliations:

  • Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member, Georgia State Medical Society