Barbra M. Fisher, MD, PhD - Physician and Surgeon, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Portland, OR

Barbra M. Fisher, MD, PhD

Provider Bio

Barbra Fisher, MD, is a board-certified maternal-fetal medicine physician and surgeon at Northwest Perinatal Center in Portland, Oregon.

About the Provider

Dr. Fisher grew up in Los Angeles and attended the University of California, San Diego as an undergraduate, receiving her bachelor’s degree in chemistry/biochemistry. She completed her doctorate in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before going on to medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Dr. Fisher did her OB/GYN specialty training at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. She was a general obstetrician/gynecologist working for the University of Utah for several years before going on to complete her maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include all aspects of maternal-fetal medicine, particularly infections and vaccinations during pregnancy. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine.

Dr. Fisher enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and three children, including hiking, camping and skiing. She also loves to cook and garden.


  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2014
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2008


  • Fellowship:

    Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, 2012

  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, University of Utah, 2007

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2002

  • Graduate Degree:

    Doctor of Philosophy, Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry/Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, 1992


  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

  • Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society

  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • Oregon Medical Association


  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2020
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2019
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2017
  • Top Doctors and Nurses, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2016

Publications and Presentations

Diabetes Mellitus, Perinatal Progress, April, 2018

Managing Women At Risk For Preterm Birth, Perinatal Progress, August, 2013


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