Stanley P. Fisher, M.D., is co-director of Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI) in Kansas City, Mo. He joined Saint Luke’s in March 2015 to help advance the neuroscience institute’s clinical practice and research in close collaboration with the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine.
At UMKC, Dr. Fisher is associate professor in the Department of Neurology and a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. He was also appointed as Edward T. Matheny, JR/Missouri Endowed Chair in Neurosciences with the mandate to define the future of neuroscience through innovation, research, and state-of-the-art clinical care as well as the management of an academic program of neurosciences.
Before Saint Luke’s, Dr. Fisher was with the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute (HMNI) for nearly a decade. He was founder and co-director of the Movement Disorders and Neurorehabilitation Center at HMNI, elected deputy vice chair of neurology at the Houston Methodist Hospital, associate professor of clinical neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and is a fellow of the American Neurological Association. He was also appointed as an associate member of Houston Methodist Research Institute in recognition of his achievement in clinical and translational research.