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Richard E Fischer, MD, FACS

General Surgery

Provider Rating



519 reviews

Visit Preparation: 4.8
Patient Recomm...: 4.9
Provider Explan...: 3.9
Office Wait Time: 4.6

Alamo City Surgeons: Northeast

12709 Toepperwein Rd, Suite 302
San Antonio, TX 78233

About Richard E Fischer, MD, FACS

In practice since 1985, Dr. Fischer is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is board certified in general surgery. Dr. Fischer's expertise includes cancer surgeries, notably breast cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgeries. He performs approximately 600 operations per year - about 12-15 per week.

Dr. Fischer has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas, and a medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his residency in general surgery at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Fischer's post-residency experience includes serving as Chief of Surgery at North Methodist Hospital in 1989 and 1992, being on the Board of Trustees from 1997-2000 and as Chief of Staff in 2003. He is a founding board member of the San Antonio Chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.


Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM

Certifications & Memberships

General Surgery


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation San Antonio Chapter



Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Procedures & Conditions

General surgery including thyroid and parathyroid surgery; breast cancer surgery


General Surgery

Office Locations

Alamo City Surgeons: Northeast
12709 Toepperwein Rd
Suite 302
San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: (210) 653-9307
Fax: (210) 653-7014

Office Hours

Northeast location:
Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm (closed 12:30pm - 1:30pm)

Stone Oak location:
Tues - Thurs: 9:00am - 5:00pm (closed 12:30pm - 1:30pm)


(210) 653-9307

Additional Locations

Alamo City Surgeons: Stone Oak

1139 East Sonterra Blvd Suite 240A
San Antonio, TX 78258
Phone: (210) 404-9950
Fax: (210) 404-9266