A board-certifed Family Physician, Michael S. Fischer MD of Anchorage AK explores all aspects of a person’s health and wellness. This is based on a philosophy of medical care known as Integrative Medicine. Using this approach, he combines the best of conventional and natural medicine to achieve maximum health and wellness.
Ten years of mental health experience prior to entering medicine have helped Dr. Fischer appreciate the importance of psychological, emotional and spiritual issues in a person’s health. He works to help his patients gain a deeper understanding of themselves and their health challenges. Dr. Fischer utilizes all resources, including the full range of health care practitioners available. He employs a wide range of tools such as nutritional and botanical modalities, medical acupuncture and prolotherapy as well as conventional approaches to help a patient bring about the deeper changes leading to health. He has completed extensive training in Prolotherapy, an injection technique for chronic joint pain associated with weakness of ligaments and tendons.
As a family practitioner, he has received specialized training in caring for the full range of people, from newborns through elders. Dr. Fischer completed medical school at the University of New Mexico in 1988. He completed Family Practice residency at the University of Utah in 1991. Following residency, he has extensively studied acupuncture, functional and integrative medicine as well as regenerative medicine including prolotherapy and autologous stem cell therapy. Dr. Fischer is board-certified through the American Board of Family Physicians.
Specialty & Clinical Interests
- Family Medicine Doctor: General Family Medicine