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Christine Fisher, MD, MPH

Associate Professor and Residency Program Director

Christine Fisher, MD, MPH

Interests:  Breast Cancer, Cervix Cancer, Gynecologic Malignancies, Brachytherapy, Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)​

Dr. Fisher is a board certified radiation oncologist at University of Colorado.  She completed her residency in radiation oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX after earning her MD from Chicago Medical School.  During her residency, she served as the resident selected for serving on the admissions committee and pursued research in a number of areas including brachytherapy.  She has also worked in a breast cancer laboratory focusing on clinical trials with immunomodulation via novel vaccine therapies in a Phase I and Phase II, and now is treating patients on a national Phase III trial looking at the use of immunotherapy in breast cancer.  She earned her MPH from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where her thesis focused on the use of brachytherapy in radiation treatment.  Her clinical interests include using radiation in higher doses for better tumor control and outcome, using both brachytherapy and stereotactic techniques (SBRT, SRS).  
Dr. Fisher is an active member of the University of Colorado’s Breast Center and Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic, as well as in many professional organizations including the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AOA).  She has published numerous scientific articles and regularly presents her research at national and international scientific meetings.   She has a strong interest in health outcomes, comparative effectiveness, and using all available data to select the best treatment individually for each patient.  She currently serves as Residency Program Director for the Department of Radiation Oncology, and is also the medical student coordinator.