Dr. Jack Fisher Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jack Fisher
Chief Medical Officer

Summary Info

IHT’s Medical Director, Dr. Jack Fisher, employs his in-depth expertise to oversee the clinical research of our innovative systems and technology. In that capacity, he also serves on our Board of Directors.

Biography

Raised in Chicago, Dr. Fisher has authored or co-authored 81 articles in Plastic Surgery as well as one book and 21 book chapters. He has given over 250 invited lectures (national and international) and is licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida.

With firsthand experience in both clinical and basic research, Dr. Fisher brings IHT over 30 years of experience. As part of his research, a patented system for measuring wound healing was developed in his laboratory. This system is used both by industry and clinically to assess the effects of products on tissue healing. He also contributed to several other medical patents.

Prior Experience

Dr. Fisher served on the staff of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he conducted research with a special interest in “wound healing” and microsurgery. In 1986, Jack moved to Nashville, TN, where he co-developed a Research Facility devoted to plastic surgery and, in particular, “wound healing.” Dr. Fisher was appointed to the Faculty of Vanderbilt University Medical School where he currently serves as Associate Clinical Professor. He has held the Chief of Plastic Surgery position at both Baptist and Centennial Hospitals.

Current Memberships

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Certification
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Immediate Past President
  • American Medical Association
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Education

  • University of Illinois, Bachelor in Science in Biology, Cum Laude
  • National Science Foundation, Three-time Grant Recipient
  • Emory University, Doctor of Medicine
  • George Washington University, Residency in General Surgery
  • Emory University, Completed his Plastic Surgery Training