Rosemarie L Fisher, MD

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Pediatrics; Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Research Interests

Digestive System Diseases; Gastrointestinal Diseases; Nutritional Requirements; Parenteral Nutrition; Pediatrics; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Research activities include various clinical projects, related to both gastrointestinal diseases and nutritional support. As Director of the Nutritional Support Team, there is a multitude of opportunities for the clinical investigation of patients undergoing nutritional support. The utilization and effectiveness of home parenteral nutrition in patients with malignant bowel obstruction is a major ongoing interest. Other interests include hepatobiliary abnormalities during parenteral nutrition, nutritional support of bone marrow transplant patients and patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Specialized Terms: Gastrointestinal diseases; Nutritional support; Home parenteral nutrition

Selected Publications

  • Fisher RL. Pipkin GA. Wood JR. Stress-related mucosal disease. Critical Care Clinics. 11(2):323-45, 1995.
  • Lewis JD. Fisher RL. Nutrition support in inflammatory bowel disease. [Review] Medical Clinics of North America. 78(6):1443-56, 1994.
  • Rubinstein MC. Fisher RL. New therapies for idiopathic ulcerative colitis. [Review] Gastroenterologist. 1(1):71-82, 1993.
  • August DA. Thorn D. Fisher RL. Welchek CM. Home parenteral nutrition for patients with malignant bowel obstruction. J. of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition. 15(3):323-7, 1991.

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Rosemarie L Fisher, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Digestive DiseasesTemple Medical Center
40 Temple Street, Ste 1st floor

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale Digestive DisordersYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056