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Scot Fisher, DO

Scot A. Fisher, DO

Aria's Radiation Oncology Director

Scot A. Fisher, DO, is a graduate of Princeton University and of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He did his internship at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Cherry Hill, NJ, (where he was chief intern) and completed his residency and a fellowship in the Department of Radiation Oncology-Nuclear Medicine, at Hahnemann University School of Medicine (now Drexel University College of Medicine), Philadelphia, Pa. (where he was chief resident and subsequently an attending physician and associate professor).  Dr. Fisher previously served as a professor in the Department of Radiologic Sciences at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his significant teaching responsibilities currently include serving as a clinical associate professor (and Director of Off-Campus Programs) in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, for which he has served on the faculty since 2001.  He previously directed radiation oncology at Graduate Hospital (Allegheny University Hospitals) and City Avenue Hospital, both in Philadelphia, Pa., and now serves as the Associate Clinical Director of the Jefferson Kimmel Cancer Center Network and Director of Radiation Oncology Affiliate Centers for Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Department of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Fisher has directed the Department of Radiation Oncology at Aria Health (formerly Frankford Hospitals) since 2001.  He is a co-director of the Executive Committee of Aria’s Cancer Center and is a member of in Aria’s Tumor Board, Breast Evaluation Committee, and Lung Cancer Conference.

Annually Dr. Fisher selects and instructs a large number of radiation oncology residents.  Since 2001, he has had responsibility for training residents in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and for clinical supervision of residents at Aria Health-Torresdale.  

Dr. Fisher has been board certified since 1987 in therapeutic radiology by the American Board of Radiology.  He is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.  He also serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Fisher’s special interests include stereotactic radiosurgery and high-dose radiotherapy, as well as intraoperative radiation therapy.  He has a special focus on care for Gyn cancers and prostate cancer, as well as, lung cancer, breast cancer, and soft-tissue sarcoma.  He is actively involved in helping match patients to, enroll them in, and treat them through clinical research trials at Aria.

Among his community-service activities related to cancer, Dr. Fisher helps to organize National Cancer Survivors Day at Aria Health-Torresdale each year.