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Michael Fishman, MD, FASMBS

Michael Fishman, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon at Grand View Health. As the director of the Grand View Health Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, Dr. Fishman helps patients struggling with obesity and obesity-related issues achieve a more healthy and active lifestyle.

An experienced surgeon who has completed hundreds of bariatric procedures, Dr. Fishman develops one-one-one relationships with patients while providing weight-loss expertise and life-long support.

Born and raised in in the local community, Dr. Fishman took this opportunity to return to his roots with his family after practicing in New Jersey. At Grand View Health, he is addressing the needs of the community by educating and empowering individuals to overcome obesity through surgical and non-surgical techniques.

Learn more about Dr. Fishman’s education and clinical training by viewing his Find a Provider profile.

Support Team

The Grand View Health Bariatric & Metabolic Institute is designed to set you up for the most success on your journey, which is why the program includes a comprehensive team of specialists. Not only will you have an experienced surgeon, but a patient navigator guiding you every step of the way. Your navigator will assist with scheduling appointments, paperwork and insurance matters.

In addition to a navigator, you will meet with registered dietitians for nutritional planning; exercise physiologists to maximize weight-loss goals; psychologists to undergo a behavioral health evaluation; and other specialists that you may require as it relates to your specific health needs, such as a cardiologist or gastroenterologist.

Jacqui Zipay, CRNP
Bariatric Clinical Coordinator
University of Pennsylvania

 


Caren Thompson, RMA
Paitient Navigator and
Insurance Specialist
Nancy Moore, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian
Immaculata University

 

Jenny Koscho, RD, LDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian
University of Pittsburgh