Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine (2008)
Internship: National Naval Medical Center, General Surgery (2009)
Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego, Urology (2017)
Dr. Kimberly Fischer, a native of Pensacola, Florida, was commissioned in the US Navy through the Health Professions Scholarship Program. She attended Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana where she received the Gold Scalpel Award for excellence in Surgery. She completed a General Surgery internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and then completed a post-graduate course in Tropical Medicine with a field mission to Ghana, Africa. She then completed Aeromedical Officer training and served as a Flight Surgeon at Naval Air Facility Washington, in Washington, D.C..
After her Flight Surgeon tour, she completed her Urology Residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Her Naval career led her to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth as a General Urologist where she was able to co-locate with her husband, a Naval Aviator. Here she received the Chairman’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Medical Student Surgery Clerkship.
When Dr. Fischer and her family decided they wanted to make the Tidewater area their home, she left active duty after 15 years of service and affiliated with the Navy Reserves.
Dr. Fischer is board certified in Urology by the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is a member of the American Urological Association, Society of Women in Urology, and Society of Government Service Urologists. She is a General Urologist treating all Urologic Conditions, including, but not limited to, kidney stone disease, erectile dysfunction, cancer of the prostate, bladder, kidney and testes, infertility, benign prostate hypertrophy, and incontinence.
Dr. Fischer is passionate about education, not only for medical students and residents, but also for patients and their families. “I believe that educating patients improves outcomes and decreases the emotional stress that can come with disease!”