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Andrew Fisher, MD, MBA

Dr. Andrew Fisher is a Body Imaging Radiologist in Denver, CO

2017 Denver’s Top Doctor by 5280 Magazine for Diagnostic Radiology.  Honored nine times since 2003.

Education

Medical School:  Duke University Medical Center – Durham, NC

Executive MBA:  Olin School of Business, Washington University – St. Louis, MO

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington, University – St. Louis, MO

Fellowship

Cross-Sectional Imaging: Duke University Medical Center – Durham, NC

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology 1996

ABR Oral Board Examiner, GI Section

Publications & Presentations

“Body CT: A Practical Approach” (textbook)

“Thoracic Imaging: A Practical Approach” (textbook)

“Pocket Guide to Body CT, Differential Diagnosis” (textbook)

Articles:

Fisher A, Schrader N, Klitzman B. Effects of chronic hypoxia on capillary flow and hematocrit in rat skeletal muscle. Am J Physiol 1992;262:H1877-1883.

Fisher A, Totty W, Kyriakos M. MR appearance of cystic fibrous dysplasia. J Comput Assist Tomogr 1994;18(2):315-318.

Fisher A, Reinus W, Friedland J, Wilson A. Quantitative analysis of the plain radiographic appearance of eosinophilic granuloma. Invest Radiol 1995;30:466-473.

Friedland J, Reinus W, Fisher A, Wilson A. Quantitative analysis of the plain radiographic appearance of nonossifying fibroma. Invest Radiol 1995;30:474-479.

Siegel C, McFarland E, Brink J, Fisher A, Humphrey P, Heiken J. CT of cystic renal masses: analysis of diagnostic performance and interobserver variability. AJR 1997;169:813-818.

Fisher A, Paulson E, Sheafor D, Simmons C, Nelson R. Small lymph nodes of the abdomen, pelvis and retroperitoneum: usefulness of sonographically guided biopsy. Radiology 1997;205:185-190.

Fisher A, Paulson E, Kliewer M, DeLong D, Nelson R. Doppler sonography of the portal vein and hepatic artery: Measurement of a prandial effect in healthy subjects. Radiology 1998;207:711-715.

Paulson E, Fisher A, DeLong D, Parker D, Nelson R. Computer-assisted bolus tracking technology: Is it possible to predict which patients will not achieve a threshold of enhancement? Radiology 1998; 209:787-792.

Pickhardt P, Fisher A, Balfe D. Intraabdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumor: radiologic findings and differential diagnosis. Radiology 1999; 210:633-638.

Siegel C, Fisher A, Bennett H. Interobserver variability in determining enhancement of renal masses on helical CT. AJR 1999;172:1207-1212.

Dameron R, Paulson E, Fisher A, DeLong D, Dodd L, Nelson R. Indeterminate findings on imaging-guided biopsy: should additional intervention be pursued? AJR 1999;173:461-464.

Fisher A, Gilula L, Kyriakos M, Holzapfel C. MR imaging of lumbar vertebral sarcoidosis. AJR 1999;173:254-356.

Pickhardt P, Shimony J, Heiken J, Buchman T, Fisher A. The abdominal compartment syndrome: CT findings. AJR 1999;173:575-579.

Sikka N, Shin E, Fisher A. Crossed renal ectopy identified during evaluation of abdominal trauma. Emergency Radiology 1999;6:249-251.

Fisher A, Fleishman M, Hancock D. Hereditary angioedema of the small bowel: CT findings. AJR 2000;175:554..

Goldfarb C, Yin Y, Gilula L, Fisher A, Boyer M. Wrist fractures: what the clinician wants to know. Radiology 2001;219:11-28.

Pickhardt P, Friedland J, Hruza D, Fisher A. CT, MR cholangiopancreatography, and endocsopy findings In Bouveret’s syndrome. AJR 2003;180:1033-1035.

Pickhardt P., Fleishman M, Fisher A. Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome multidetector CT findings of transient hepatic attenuation difference and gallbladder wall thickening AJR 2003; 180:1605-1606.

Fisher A. Enterprise PACS in a New Enterprise. Health Imaging and IT, 2004.

Web site publications:

Durick NA, Pickhardt PJ, Bhalla S, Fisher AJ. Ectopic pancreatic rest. RSNA GI case of the day [RSNA web site]. January 2005. Available at www.rsnainteract.org/CME.

Durick NA, Pickhardt PJ, Bhalla S, Fisher AJ. Wandering spleen. RSNA GI case of the day [RSNA web site]. January 2005. Available at www.rsnainteract.org/CME.

Book Chapters:

Fisher A, Gilula L, McEnery K. Imaging of the Diabetic Foot. In The Diabetic Foot (6th ed.) Mosby Yearbook, St. Louis, MO. 2000.

Books:

Slone R, Gutierrez F, Fisher A. Thoracic imaging: a practical approach. McGraw-Hill, New York. 1999. Italian, Greek editions 2000.

Slone R, Fisher A. Pocket guide to body CT differential diagnosis. McGraw-Hill, New York. 1999.

Slone R, Fisher A, Pickhardt P, Gutierrez F, Balfe D. Practical Body CT. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2000. Korean edition 2002.

Presentations/Abstracts:

Fisher A, Schrader N, Klitzman B. Effects of chronic hypoxia on capillary flow and hematocrit in rat skeletal muscle. Fifth World Congress for Microcirculation, Louisville, KY; September 1991.

McFarland E, Siegel C, Fisher A, Brink J, Heiken J, Humphrey P. Qualitative evaluation of cystic renal masses by CT. 19th Annual Course of Society of Body Computed Tomography, Scottsdale, AZ; March 1996.

Fisher, A, Reinus W, Friedland J, Wilson A. Quantitative analysis of the plain radiographic appearance of eosinophilic granuloma. 44th Annual Meeting of University Radiologists, Birmingham, AL; April 1996.

Fisher A, Siegel C, McFarland E, Brink J, Heiken J, Humphrey P. Qualitative evaluation of cystic renal masses by CT. 97th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, San Diego, CA; May 1996.

Fisher A, Paulson E, Baumeister L, Gannon P. Nelson R. Doppler sonography of the portal vein and hepatic artery in the pre- and post-prandial states: Are determinations of flow and arterial resistance reliable? Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, Cancun, Mexico; March 1997.

Fisher A, Paulson E, Sheafor D, Simmons C, Nelson R. Sonographic guidance for biopsy of deeply located abdominal and pelvic lymph nodes. American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, San Diego, CA; March 1997.

Paulson E, Fisher A, Dodd L, Nelson R. The inconclusive image-guided biopsy: should additional intervention be pursued? RSNA, Chicago, IL; December 1997.

Fisher A, Paulson E, Sheafor D, Simmons C, Nelson R. Utility of sonographic guidance for biopsy of deeply located abdominal and pelvic lymph nodes. RSNA, Chicago, Il; December 1997.

Paulson E, Fisher A, Kliewer M, DeLong D, Nelson R. Doppler sonography of the portal vein and hepatic artery: measurement of a prandial effect in healthy subjects. American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine; Boston, MA; March 1998.

Bennett H, Siegel C, Fisher A, Heiken J. Interobserver variability of renal mass enhancement during spiral CT. 21st Annual Course of Society of Body Computed Tomography, Rancho Mirage, CA; April 1998.

Paulson E, Fisher A, DeLong D, Parker D, Nelson R. Individual scan delay technology in helical liver CT: Is it possible to predict which patients will fail to achieve threshold? 98th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, San Francisco, CA; May 1998

Dameron R, Fisher A, DeLong D, Nelson R, Paulson E. The inconclusive image-guided biopsy: should additional intervention be pursued? 98th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, San Francisco, CA; May 1998.

Siegel C, Fisher A, Bennett H. Interobserver variability of renal mass enhancement during spiral CT. Society of Genitourinary Radiology, Bahamas; June 1998.

Slone RM, Hendrickson DD, Bhalla S, Fisher AJ, Kaltman SL, Woodward PK, Gierada DS, Pilgram TK, and Muka E. Visually lossless compression of digital chest radiographs. RSNA, Chicago, IL; December 1998.

Robertson D, Commean P, Smith K, Fisher A. Bone density changes within lumbar interbody fusion cages: Can CT assess interbody fusions? RSNA, Chicago, IL; December 1998.

Fisher AJ, Robertson D, Commean PK, Smith K. Bone density changes within lumbar interbody fusion cages: can CT assess interbody fusions? RSNA, Chicago, IL; December 1998.

Pickhardt P, Fisher A, Shimony J, Heiken J. Abdominal compartment syndrome. American Society of Emergency Radiology, Las Vegas, NV; March 1999.

Pickhardt P, Fisher A, Balfe D. Intraabdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumor: radiologic findings and differential diagnosis. Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, Palm Beach, Florida; March 1999.

Ho PC, Siegel CL, Fisher AJ, Heiken JP. Spiral CT evaluation of ureteral calculi in a phantom model. 99th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, New Orleans, LA; May 1999.

Portis A, Fisher A, Heiken J, Kahn S, McDougall E, Clayman R. IVP post-SWL: is it necessary to detect silent obstruction? Society of Urologic Surgery; 1999.

Siegel C, Fisher A, Chong M. Renal cyst enhancement using a renal phantom. Society of Uroradiology, Kauai, Hawaii; March 2000.

Siegel C, Heiken J, Fisher A, Chong M, Bae K. Attenuation of renal cysts with conventional and spiral CT: a phantom study. RSNA, Chicago, IL; December 2000.