Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Stanley P. Fisher, M.D.

Stanley P. Fisher, M.D.

Stanley P. Fisher, M.D.

Associate Member 
Houston Methodist Research Institute

Co-Director, Movement Disorders and Neurorehabilitation Center
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

Phone: 713-441-3337
Fax: 713-790-2004
E-mail: sfisher@houstonmethodist.org


B.A.   Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (Biology)
M.D.   MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Postdoctoral Training

Internal Medicine Internship, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnwood, PA
Neurology Residency, University of Texas at Houston, Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX
Movement Disorders Fellowship, The University of Texas at Houston, Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX



Dr. Fisher joined the Houston Methodist Hospital in 2005 after completing his postdoctoral training. In addition to his positions at Methodist, he is also the Medical Director of Neurorehabilitation for the Nexus Health System, the Healthsouth Hospital in Conroe, Texas and the Healthsouth Center for Neurological Research and Recovery in Houston.

Description of Research

Dr. Fisher’s research interests involve clinical studies of novel therapies for central nervous system diseases and injuries such as Parkinson’s Disease and stroke.

Major Areas of Research

Hemiplegic stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, dysphagia, tremors

Recent Publications

Song JK, Cacayorin ED, Campbell M, Fisher S, Malkoff MD, Alexandrov AV, Grotta JC. Intracranial balloon angioplasty of acute terminal internal carotid artery occlusions. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002;23:1308-1312.

Song JK, Fisher S, Seifert TD, Cacayorin ED, Alexandrov AV, Malkoff MD, Grotta JC, Campbell MS. Postpartum cerebral angiopathy: atypical features and treatment with intracranial balloon angioplasty. Neuroradiology. 2004;46(12):1022-6.