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Paul Graham Fisher MD

  • Paul Graham Fisher
  • "Getting to know a child's world is the most fun part of my job."

My focus is always on the child. In the initial meeting I make sure that the child is at the center of my attention and care. I ask questions directly to every child, even if he or she is at a young age. I want to make sure they understand why they are here. I want each child to own their care, and to feel a sense of control over what is happening to them.

Whenever I can help a child's neurological illness, it makes our world a better place. Knowing each child and their family is essential to providing the best care. I want to know the world in which a child lives. That means coming to know their parents, siblings, even their pets. That's the best part of my job. Curing an illness is rewarding, but getting to know a child's world is the most fun part about my job.

Work and Education

Professional Education

UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 1989

Internship

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1990

Residency

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1991

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1994

Fellowship

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1995

Board Certifications

Neuro-Oncology, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties

Neurology - Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Years on our staff:

Specialties

Hematology/Oncology

Neurology

Neuro-Oncology