Tag archives: kidney disease

Man on a Mission: Dr. Michael Fisher is Devoting his Retirement to Preventing an Epidemic
By Leslee Goodman   |   January 10, 2019

Dr. Michael Fisher has been co-medical director of acute dialysis at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital since 1984. He is the co-founder of Santa Barbara and Lompoc Artificial Kidney Centers – both dialysis centers – and, until his diagnosis with lung cancer five years ago, was an associate clinical professor of medicine at the USC Keck […]

You Wouldn’t Kidney, Would You?
By Ashleigh Brilliant   |   August 30, 2018

Growing up in England – as I did for two-thirds of my early life – I was very familiar with “kidney,” as in “steak and kidney pie,” which in that country is almost a staple, and was certainly among my own favorite entrées. But I took no anatomical interest in either the steak or the […]