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Wade Fischer

Wade Lawrence Fischer, M.D. FACS

Florida Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery
6006 49th Street North
Suite 310
St. Petersburg, FL  33709
United States
281-928-0786 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


private practice in Houston at the Texas Medical Center (1995-2001)
private practice Wichita Surgical Specialists (8/02-12/09)
Co-director Cardiac Transplant Via Christi Regional Medical Center (8/02-12/09)
Director Ventricular Assist Device Program (8/02- 12/09)
Attending, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Houston Methodist Hospital (2/10-5/13)
Medical Director of Adult ECMO, The Houston Methodist Hospital (2/10-5/13)
Assoc. Prof. of Surgery, Div. of CT Surgery, The Medical College of Wisconsin (6/13-5/15)
Surgical Director Cardiac Transplantation and MCS, Drexel University College Of Medicine,
Hahnemann University Hospital (5/15-7/17)
Osceola Regional Medical Center (10/17-8/21)
Largo Medical Center (9/21-present)
Northside Hospital (9/21-present)

Other Interests

cardiogenic shock
atrial fibrillation ablation
mechanical circulatory support
adult congenital cardiac surgery
off pump coronary artery bypass grafting
surgical options for the failing ventricle
lung transplantation
Heart transplantation

Additional Educational Information

UCLA Heart and Lung Transplant Fellowship (2001-2002)
SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, Cardiothoracic Residency (1992-1995)
Cleveland Clinic General Surgery Residency (1987-1992)
Tulane University School of Medicine (M.D. 1987)
Cornell University (B.A. 1982)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Transcatheter
  • VATS
  • Coronary disease
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Heart/lung Transplant