Ann Caroline Fisher, MD

Ann Caroline Fisher, MD

Glaucoma specialist, Cataract specialist

Bio:   Caroline Fisher, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. She specializes in cataract and glaucoma surgery, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

She completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, obtaining both a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish Literature, with Departmental Honors. She earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to her internship at the University of Pennsylvania Presbyterian Hospital. She completed her ophthalmology residency at NYU/ Manhattan Eye, Ear, Throat Hospital. She then returned to Stanford for her Glaucoma Fellowship.

Dr. Fisher is also Director of the Stanford Belize Vision Clinic, dedicated to promoting eye health and care in Belize, and providing an international rotation for Stanford Ophthalmology Residents.
4.8 out of 5
313 Patient Ratings
63 Patient Comments

Cataracts and Intraocular Lenses

Glaucoma Clinic

Professional Education

  • Residency: New York University School of Medicine (2006) NY
  • Board Certification: Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (2009)
  • Internship: Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia (2003) PA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University Medical Center (2002) CA
  • Board Certification, Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha, AOA (2015)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Biology Stanford University (1996)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Biology Stanford University (1997)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Biology Stanford University (1998)
  • Gerbode Medical Scholar, Stanford University School of Medicine (1998-1999)
  • Major Golden Grant for Humanities Scholarship and Creative Arts, Stanford University (1996)
  • Plager Faculty Teaching Award Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford Ophthalmology (2017)
  • Sigma Delta Pi National Literary Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi, Stanford University (1996)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Belize Vision Clinic (2017 - Present)
  • Liaison, Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (2014 - Present)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.7

Recommended to others

3.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Tah, Dr. Selva and the Glaucoma Doctors have been exceptional!

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Fisher is terrific. Stanford is very fortunate to have her as a provider.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Fisher is a superb care provider. I'm so happy to be under her care.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

The follow up notes routinely differ from the verbal directions. This is not only confusing, it is sloppy practice.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Excellent experience!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr Fisher is the best

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Great experience, I see many other doctors at this clinic.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Always a good experience with Dr. Fisher.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

This visit was the second time that the verbal directions on medications did not match the written notes. This is very confusing.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Already gave Dr. Fisher's name to 4 people.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Excellent doctor!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Fisher is very kind and professional.

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4.8 out of 5
313 Patient Ratings
63 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Tah, Dr. Selva and the Glaucoma Doctors have been exceptional!

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Fisher is terrific. Stanford is very fortunate to have her as a provider.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Fisher is a superb care provider. I'm so happy to be under her care.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

The follow up notes routinely differ from the verbal directions. This is not only confusing, it is sloppy practice.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Excellent experience!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr Fisher is the best

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Great experience, I see many other doctors at this clinic.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Always a good experience with Dr. Fisher.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

This visit was the second time that the verbal directions on medications did not match the written notes. This is very confusing.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Already gave Dr. Fisher's name to 4 people.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Excellent doctor!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Fisher is very kind and professional.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Fisher is the best doctor I have ever had for my condition. I miss Patrick, he was a great PA.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Can't say enough good things about Dr. Anne Fisher. She always seems in a good mood, smiling, friendly, asks about how things are with me. She's a fine person along with being a fine doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Professional. Patient focus.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Fisher is excellent. She is very caring & compassionate. I was concerned about my cataracts & she carefully explained that I'm stable for now.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Both Dr. Fisher and her Resident, Dr. Wang, were very good to work with/speak with.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

The doctor was in a hurry to give a conference. Therefore I was not capable to discuss the procedure she is planning to perform. At this time I am not sure if I want to attend my next appointment

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

I sincerely like Dr. Fisher, she takes great care of my overall eye care and gave me great explanations of follow up tests that she ordered. Great doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Fisher is terrific! She explains everything so you can understand the issue. She is smart and very caring.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Fisher is very efficient.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

The physician should spend time to provide information about interaction among prescribed medication and medication taken by the pacient

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

I put 100% trust in the entire staff at the eye center.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Made sure I understood everything that was going to happen.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

I have already referred patients.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

I truly appreciate the one-to-one patient-to-doctor relationship. I felt my concerns were being heard and truly responded to. I am truly grateful for this. This "Patient Centered" emphasis was one of the reasons I chose Stanford for my medical care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Fisher is an excellent doctor. She is both friendly and professional.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Doctor deserves a better support team, and certainly a mirrored computer configuration. I am confident an institution as well-regarded as Stanford won't allow these issues to interfere with normally excellent patient care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. is wonderful and I am very pleased with her work

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Very professional, kind and the time for questions.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Very gentle, kind.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Outstanding Doctor

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Fisher is a great doctor and I would recommend.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Well I think they have treated me very in everything they explain well about my illness that I can understand & I can recommend other people.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

dr Fisher is amazing. She's kind, courteous, willing to listen, very knowledgeable, is excellent at what she does and explains things thoroughly to you. In my opinion she's a great doctor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr Fisher is wonderful

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Fisher is a great docto. she explained everything and let me know what to expect every step of the way. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I highly recommend my doctor. The Stanford Eye Clinic (adult) -- not so much.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

like my MD very much ..why I hang in there with issues I have with how clinic is run

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. A. Fisher & staff were wonderful. I felt like I was being cared for by friends & family.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Excellent Physician. Explains everything and makes me part of the decision making. When I am seeing this physician I see genuine concern, I get full attention and time from her. I feel that she is listening to me and my concerns and that she genuinely cares for my well being. If I have any questions I email her and I get a quick response from her.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

absolutely wonderful doctor and staff. jennifer (upstairs) gets special marks

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Fisher did more talking than listening. Would have been better the other way around.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

This visit was a week after my cataract surgery. Everything went smoothly and my vision is better than it has been in years. I'm delighted with the treatment I received from Dr. Fisher and the entire staff at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

She's the only one I would recommend

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Ms. Fisher is one of the most competent and knowledgeable practitioner I have ever had contact with.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have already recommended Dr Fisher to friends.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Fisher is an excellent dr.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I have a difficult time understanding medical stuff!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Doctor take care me very good and gave me the instructions that I need them.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

This was a second opinion visit (I reside in Honolulu) I will definitely have my cataract surgery at Stanford.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Doctor visit was good & thorough.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Excellent!

SHC Patient, May 2014

Absolutely the best!!!!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Very good experience!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Fisher's care was exemplary.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

The staff in the eye center is overall terrific!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

She is an outstanding doctor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

I am very grateful to have Dr. Fisher as my vision care provider! She is taking good care of my eyes.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Fisher is a real gem! Stanford Hospital is fortunate to have her on staff.