About the Provider

Laura E. Fischer, M.D., M.S., Associate Professor, is a board-certified surgeon at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. She specializes in advanced GI, minimally invasive, and bariatric surgery. She is the Medical Director of the OU Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program. In addition to weight loss surgery, she has clinical interest in benign and malignant conditions of the esophagus and stomach, as well as performing laparoscopic procedures of the spleen, adrenal gland, biliary tract, pancreas, small intestine, and abdominal wall hernias. She also specializes in robotic surgery and advanced upper endoscopy.

Dr. Fischer completed a fellowship in advanced GI, minimally invasive, and bariatric surgery at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland OR. She completed a general surgery residency and internship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison WI. She earned her medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY.

Dr. Fischer is member of the following academic societies: American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), Association of Women Surgeons (AWS), the Americas Hernia Society (AHS), and the Pancreas Club.

Surgeries Performed

•Bariatric Endoscopy Procedures •BPD w/ Duodenal Switch •Follows Other Surgeons' Patients •Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Intragastric Balloon •Laparoscopic BPD w/ Duodenal Switch •Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Pediatric (Patients Under 18) •Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure •Single Anastomosis Duodeno-ileostomy •Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy