Gregory Fisher, M.D.
Greg Fisher, MD joined CCA in June of 2013 and is based at the Mechanicsville/Hanover office. Dr. Fisher is a native of the city of Richmond. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he earned Bachelor’s degrees in both Physics and Humanities (Classical Studies). He received his medical school education as well as his internship, residency and fellowship training in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MCV/VCU. Dr. Fisher is Board Certified both in general Psychiatry as well as in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
After completion of his training, Dr. Fisher was recruited to Lynchburg, Va. by Central Virginia Baptist Hospital where he practiced for over 20 years. For much of that time, he treated children and adults in his outpatient office as well as in the hospital. He also held various administrative posts, including Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Centra, and for several years was the Medical Director of the outpatient part of the practice, Piedmont Psychiatric Center. For the last seven plus years, he worked full-time as the Medical Director of Virginia Baptist Hospital’s acute inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit.
Dr. Fisher has been very active in organized medicine, having been a member of the Medical Society of Virginia, the Lynchburg Academy of Medicine (LAM), the American Psychiatric Association (APA) / Psychiatric Society of Virginia (PSV), and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) / Virginia Council of the AACAP. He is a past-Secretary-Treasurer and general Board member of LAM. He served as President of both the PSV and Va. Council of the AACAP and is currently the Member Chair of the PSV. He has been chosen as a Distinguished Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Fisher is looking forward to being back in his home-town and joining CCA. Though he will see adults, he is planning to focus the majority of his practice on treating youngsters. He employs a biopsychosocial approach and emphasizes close collaboration with other professionals including primary and specialty care physicians and other mental health professionals.