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Meet Dr. Kenneth Fischer – Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Kenneth “Kenny” Fischer was born in Nebraska, but moved to Manhattan, Kansas at the age of three. Dr. Rex Fischer, his father, was drafted to Fort, Riley Kansas from Columbus, Nebraska in 1965. After Dr. Rex Fischer’s discharge from the Army, his wife and six children settled in Manhattan, Kansas. During his teen years, Kenny was a good student and an exceptional wrestler. He went to the University of Oklahoma on a wrestling scholarship. Dr. Fischer received many academic awards, as well as “All American” wrestling honors in high school and in college.

After graduating from the University of Oklahoma and turning in his wrestling shoes, Dr. Fischer went to medical school at the University of Kansas. He then went to Denver, Colorado to study general surgery. While in Denver he developed a particular interest in plastic surgery. Dr. Fischer completed a fellowship and residency in plastic surgery at the University of Mississippi.

Once completing his formal medical education, Dr. Fischer decided to bring his knowledge and skills home to Manhattan, Kansas. Dr. Fischer is board certified by the ABPS (American Board of Plastic Surgery) and specializes in surgery of the breast and hand. His goal is to exceed the patient’s expectations and provide services in a friendly professional atmosphere.

Education

1984-1988 University of Oklahoma – BS: Economics, 1988
1991-1995 University of Kansas, School of Medicine – MD, 1995

Licensure & Organizations

Licensure

  • Kansas – 04-28013 (Active)
  • Mississippi – 16057 (Active)

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Association of Hand Surgery
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

Experience

1988-1990 Surgical Technician Memorial Hospital
Manhattan, Kansas
1995-1998 Resident, General Surgery Saint Joseph Hospital
Denver, Colorado
1998-1999 Fellowship, Plastic Surgery University of Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
1999-2000 Resident, Plastic Surgery University of Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
2000-2001 Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery University of Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi