Steven D. Fisher, MD

A native of Montreal, Canada, Dr. Steven Fisher graduated from the medical program at Boston University and interned and completed a surgical residency at Harbor General.

A native of Montreal, Canada, Dr. Steven Fisher graduated from the medical program at Boston University and interned and completed a surgical residency at Harbor General. He spent one year in a surgical oncology fellowship at the City of Hope Medical Center, where he obtained additional experience in treating cancer. Dr. Fisher has practiced in the South Bay for over 33 years and is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology, specializing in both general surgery and breast cancer surgery.

What would you like potential patients to know about you?

“Every potential patient should know that their surgical care is my number-one priority. I am available to them and their families from the very first meeting all the way through recovery. There is never a wrong time to call me and, most importantly, there are never too many questions. Additionally, I attend all major medical meetings yearly to stay informed of the latest surgical techniques.”

Who is your professional role model?

“My two uncles were successful and well respected general surgeons in Pasadena and Beverly Hills. Their commitment to their practice and dedication to their patients inspired me.” 

What’s most rewarding about your work?

“Most rewarding is a successful surgery and a full recovery for each of my patients, as well as guiding the patient and their family through the surgical process with the least stress and trauma.”

Tell us about the staff at your practice.

“Our staff members are friendly, compassionate and dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our patients.” 

How do you give back to your community?

“For the past eight years, I have moderated the breast cancer tumor board at Torrance Memorial Medical Center–a group of physicians from across multiple disciplines who gather to discuss newly diagnosed cancer cases and work toward an optimal solution.”

What do you like to do for fun, when you’re not at work?

“I’m an avid golfer and enjoy reading and photography.  My wife and I love a good adventure–we’ve visited over 30 countries around the world.  Most recently, we spent a month in Tanzania. I’ve been married for 33 years, we have three grown children and two grandchildren, all of who live in the South Bay.”

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