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Robert Fisher, MD, PhD

Robert Fisher, MD, PhD

The Maslah Saul Professor in the Department of Neurology and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1983)
Fellowship:Johns Hopkins Neurology Residency (1983) MD
Residency:Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency (1979) CA
Medical Education:Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (1977) CA
Board Certification: Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (1991)
Board Certification: Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2013)
Board Certification: Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1992)
Fellowship:Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1982) MD
BS, Caltech, Biology (1971)
M.D., Stanford, Medicine (1977)
Ph.D., Stanford, Neuroscience (1976)
Phone: 
(650) 736-1633
Dr. Fisher is Maslah Saul MD Professor and Director of the Stanford Epilepsy Center. He had research awards from the Klingenstein Foundation, EF, CURE and NIH. He published 160 peer-reviewed articles and 4 books. He was named 1996-2016 in Best Doctors in America. He received the Ambassador Award from the International League Against Epilepsy, the 2005 AES Service Award and the 2006 Annual Clinical Research Award. Dr. Fisher is Past-President of the American Epilepsy Society, and has served on the Board of the ILAE and as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Epilepsia. He is past Editor-in-Chief of the website epilepsy.com. His research is on new devices to treat epilepsy.