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Our Team

Dr. Lisa Fischer, MD, BScPT, CCFP (SEM) , FCFP, DipSportMed,

Dr. Fischer is the Director, Primary Care Sport Medicine at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic. This is a multidisciplinary clinic providing care for all level of athletes, with a mandate of “keeping active people active”. She is an associate professor in the department of Family Medicine at Western University and assistant professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology.
In the role of Director of Primary Care at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic (FKSMC), Dr. Fischer is actively involved in teaching medicine residents from all disciplines, and is director of the PGY3 program in sport and exercise medicine. She sits on the Enhanced skills committee in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Department of Family Medicine and the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine Research Committee.
Dr. Fischer was instrumental in having sport and exercise medicine nationally recognized as an area of added competence with the Canadian College of Family Physicians. As a Clinician Educator in Competence for the CFPC, she led the development of the key features and priority topics for sport medicine to create national standards for competency evaluation. She is the past chair of the Sport and Exercise Medicine Committee in the College of Family Physicians of Canada. She has also served as Chair of the Ontario Medical Association Section on Sport Medicine and was a Past President of the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM). She is co-chair of the Specialty Status committee of CASEM and sits on the fellowship committee of CASEM. She has provided care for local, provincial and national sporting events.
Dr. Fischer has developed an interest in concussion and is a clinical leader in the care of athletes with sport concussion. She has helped to develop a post-concussive multidisciplinary rehabilitation practice in London and at the FKSMC to help those with acute and persistent symptoms. She has worked with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation in reviewing and publishing the Guidelines for the Management of Persistent Symptoms post TBI and provides numerous educational seminars to physicians, coaches, parents and allied health. She is a representative member on the “Canadian Concussion Collaborative”, a group of representatives from over 15 national professional organizations, that published the “Recommendations for Policy Development Regarding Sport Related Concussion Presentation and Management in
Canada”. Dr. Fischer is also a committee member of the Ontario Concussion Care Strategy and Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation