Dr. Fisher is Maslah Saul MD professor and director of the Stanford Epilepsy Center. He had research awards from the Klingenstein Foundation, the Epilepsy Foundation, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
He published 160 peer-reviewed articles and five books. He was named in the 1996-2013 Best Doctors in America. He received the Ambassador Award from the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), the 2005 American Epilepsy Society (AES) Service Award and the 2006 Annual Clinical Research Award. Dr. Fisher is past-president of AES and has served on the Board of the ILAE and as editor-in-chief of the journal, Epilepsia.
He is immediate past editor-in-chief of the website epilepsy.com. His research is on new devices to treat epilepsy.
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