Mark D. Fisher, M.D.

Director, Johns Hopkins Burn Center
Associate Professor (PAR) of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Committed to acute and reconstructive burn care of the highest quality, Dr. Mark Fisher, became the director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Adult Burn Center in 2022. He completed extensive training at multiple leading centers including a burn fellowship at the Shriners Hospital for Burns in Galveston, a plastic surgery residency at Duke University, a craniofacial fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and a research fellowship at Harvard. 

Dr. Fisher is a national and international leader in burn care, and founded and chaired the American Burn Association (ABA) Committee on Reconstruction. He also founded and continues to lead the ABA series of burn reconstruction courses.  He is frequently invited to speak internationally and serves actively in burn-related humanitarian agencies.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Fisher served in the burn unit and the hand trauma team, as well as led the craniofacial team at the University of Iowa.  Recognizing that complex injuries need coordinated care, he developed the Complex Face Group at University of Iowa to coordinate multiple specialty collaboration. 

Dr. Fisher’s research interests include improving prevention wherever burns happen, improving acute and reconstructive outcomes, and strengthening healthcare systems in the U.S., and abroad in the face of burn and other disasters. His research interests also include wound healing and scar for burns and trauma.