John Fischer

Professor and Department Head
Urogynecologist (FPMRS)
Division Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery


Dr. Fischer earned his medical degree at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed Residency training at Wright State and Urogynecology Fellowship training at Indiana University. He has served in numerous leadership roles including Urogynecology Fellowship Director, Ob/Gyn Residency Director and served as the Department Chief of one of the largest Ob/Gyn departments in the Department of Defense. He is currently serving as Faculty for APGO's Surgical Scholars Course and as an Oral Board Examiner, ABOG. He was honored to be named the Professor of the Year by the Junior Fellows of Armed Forces District of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. His research interests include the effects of pregnancy, labor, and delivery on the pelvic floor and surgical education.

Dr. Fischer transitioned from a 29-year career as an Air Force physician to start a new Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health. He began his new role in October 2017 and his clinical practice sites will include Women's Health Specialists Clinic and M Health Clinics & Surgery Center.

Administrator Information

Brenda Olson
Administrative Phone: 612-626-3111
Administrative Email:

Clinical Summary

Schedule an Appointment:
Minneapolis - M Health Fairview Women's Clinic - Riverside: 612-273-7111
M Health Fairview Clinics & Surgery Center: 612-273-8383
M Health Fairview Center for Women - Edina: 952-285-6140


MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
BA, College of St. Thomas
Major: Biology

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Fellowship
Indiana University - Methodist Hospital
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Residency
Wright State University

Licensures and Certifications

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Maintenance of Certification