Dr Fisher qualified from The Royal Free Hospital, London in 1986 and did postgraduate training in London and the Midlands, including a research degree in Liver disease at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London. He was appointed to The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust (The Dudley Group of Hospitals at the time) in 1999 and has held various leadership roles in the gastroenterology unit and the Trust’s medical division since then. Subspecialist areas of interest include interventional endoscopy, nutritional support and liver disease. He is currently also Training Programme Director for the West Midlands deanery, supervising the training process for approximately 60 specialist trainees in gastroenterology. Some interests outside work include tennis, cycling, and trying to learn the piano.
Dr Fisher has published numerous research articles in hepatology, gastroenterology and endoscopy. His current job profile includes ward work, routine and specialist endoscopy (ERCP and EUS) and outpatient clinics. Research interests include hepatology and advanced (interventional) endoscopy. He is currently service lead for gastroenterology and endoscopy at The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, and is specialist training programme director (TPD) for gastroenterology training in the West Midlands deanery.