Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Daly City, CA
Daly City, California | November 22, 2010 | Ivy Fisher, MD, Pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente’s Daly City Medical Offices, has been recognized by Elite American Physicians for her dedication, achievements and leadership in pediatric health care services.
An expert in the treatment of behavioral disorders including autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Dr. Fisher operates a general pediatric practice. She is grateful for the opportunity to help others and enjoys the flexibility her position offers. Along with her vast educational and professional background in developmental disorders, Dr. Fisher has a son with a high-functioning level pervasive developmental disorder. Dedicated to being a voice for autism treatment, Dr. Fisher established a health education resource workshop, which ran from 1990 to 1992 and created a videotape on autism treatment and care. Additionally, she hosted the first Kaiser teleconference on autism in 1993 that impacted thousands of families. She has been a part of California’s collaborative handbook for best practices in autism and plans to dedicate more time working on understanding the autism spectrum. With over three decades of experience, Dr. Fisher attributes her success to her tenacity and organizational skills. She is unique in her industry because she strives to meet her patients where they are most comfortable, whether that be at their home or at her office. It has been heartwarming to see many of her patient’s progress with early intervention and treatment of autism. She recommends others in her industry to never give up when pursuing their goals. She has always ascribed to the philosophy: “Live each day as if it were a gift,” as well as a famous quote by Winston Churchill, “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” She advises others to dream large and apply an action plan to attain goals.
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