Uwe Fischer, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of surgery in the vascular division. He is seeing patients at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, Westerly Hospital, Rhode Island and additional offices. He is a board-certified general surgeon and board-certified in vascular surgery, and is a registered vascular specialist in the interpretation of vascular laboratory studies. Dr. Fischer’s clinical interests include varicose veins, aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease, peripheral venous disease, dialysis vascular access, endovascular surgery and lower extremity limb preservation, particularly in diabetic patients. He completed his graduate and medical degrees at the University of Mainz, Germany. He spent his general surgery residency at the Memorial Hermann Hospital, University of Texas-Houston – Medial School at Houston, and subsequently finished a fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular surgery at The Houston Methodist Hospital.