38765-Fisher, Carla

Carla S. Fisher, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Phone 317-944-3616
RT 431 to 1030 W. Michigan Street
Suite 4400

Indianapolis, IN 46202


Dr. Fisher joined IU School of Medicine in July 2017 as medical director of breast surgical oncology and associate professor of surgery. Prior to coming to IU, Dr. Fisher served as an assistant professor of surgery at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and as an instumental comonent to the surgical staff at Philadelphia VA Medical Center. While in Pennsylvania, Dr. Fisher held several leadership positions, including associate clerkship director for the medical student surgery rotation, and fellowship director for the breast fellowship program. She was a part of the Clinical Competency Committee, which was designed to help evaluate residents in regard to ACGME milestones, and sat on the Clinical Trials Review Committee for the cancer center. In addition, Dr. Fisher has authored over 20 publications. 

Read more about Dr. Fisher in a Q&A on the Faculty News Blogs Page and learn more about her clinical expertise at IU Health below:


Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Shawn Hanson Scholar in Breast Cancer Research
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Medical Director, Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Education
    2011 Fellowship Washington University School of Medicine
    2010 Residency Medical University of South Carolina
    2005 MD University of Pennsylvania
    1999 BS Pennsylvania State University
  • Research

    Dr. Fisher has published widely in areas of translational research of breast cancer, surgical education and outcomes research. 

  • Professional Organizations
    American College of Surgeons
    American Society of Breast Surgeons
    Association for Academic Surgery
    Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery - Surgery*
  • Clinical Interests

    Dr. Fisher is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon with an interest in all aspects of breast care including preventative counseling and prophylactic procedures. 

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