Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

David Fischer, M.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor

Ophthalmology - Retina

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street
Suite 1020
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (800) 331-6634

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Temple University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Lankenau Hospital


  • Duke University Medical Center


  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Wills Eye Hospital

Recent Publications

Microbial spectrum and outcomes of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection versus pars plana vitrectomy

Photopsias: A key to diagnosis

Oral eplerenone for treatment of chronic central serous chorioretinopathy: A case series

Looking Back and forward: Where retina has been and where it might go

Pars plana vitrectomy and scleral buckle versus pars plana vitrectomy alone for patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment at high risk for proliferative vitreoretinopathy

Enhanced depth imaging spectral-domain optical coherence tomography of a subtle choroidal metastasis

Management of Sympathetic Ophthalmia with the Fluocinolone Acetonide Implant

Retinal pigment epithelial tears after intravitreal bevacizumab injection for exudative age-related macular degeneration

Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear After Intravitreal Bevacizumab Injection

Trauma-induced extrusion of an Ex-PRESS glaucoma shunt presenting as an intraocular foreign body

"Ecstasy" induced immunosuppression and herpes zoster ophthalmicus [6]

Apoptosis in proliferative vitreoretinopathy

Intrathecal chemotherapy for recurrent central nervous system intraocular lymphoma

Ocular manifestations of remote lighning strike

Visual and anatomical outcome following submacular surgery for choroidal neovascularization secondary to Candida endophthalmitis

Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges

Intravitreal invading cells contribute to vitreal cytokine milieu in proliferative vitreoretinopathy

Postoperative Proprionibacterium acnes endophthalmitis (multiple letters) [1]

Changing trends in paintball sport-related ocular injuries

Subretinal neovascularization secondary to Candida endophthalmitis: Long-term follow-up after submacular surgery