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Joan Fischer, ARNP, CNM

Joan Fischer, CNM, ARNP, is a certified nurse midwife and an advanced registered nursepractitioner with over 28 years experience in labor and delivery. Joan specializes in obstetrical care for women and has a medical interest in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). She provides expert, compassionate gynecological care to women of all ages.

Joan believes it is important to provide each patient with the education and guidance she needsto make informed choices about her care. She enjoys the opportunity to working cooperativelywith her patients to solve problems and create a plan for achieving optimal health and wellness.Joan is a neonatal resuscitation instructor and a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Specialties: • Certified Nurse Midwife
• Obstetrics
• Gynecology
Hospital: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Year Began Practice:1999
Interests: • Abnormal Bleeding
• Adolescent Gynecology
• Adolescent Health
• Anemia (Iron Deficiency)
• Antepartum Care
• Antepartum Fetal Testing
• Certified Nurse Midwife
• Chronic Pelvic Pain
• Complex Gynecological Problems
• Cystocele
• Depression
• Domestic Violence
• Endometriosis
• Family History of Breast Cancer
• Family Planning
• Female Reproductive Tract
• Female Sexual Dysfunction
• Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
• Fetal Monitoring
• Genetic Counseling
• Genetic Screening
• Gestational Diabetes
• Gynecological Problems
• Gynecology
• Health Maintenance
• Hematuria (Blood In Urine)
• Hormone Replacement Alternatives
• Hormone Replacement Therapy
• Infertility
• Interstitial Cystitis
• Low Sexual Desire
• Lump in Breast
• Maternity - Advanced Maternal Age
• Menopause
• Menopause Treatment
• Menorrhagia
• Menstral Disorders
• Midwifery
• Natural Childbirth
• Nutrition
• OB/GYN
• Obstetrics
• Osteoporosis
• Ovarian Cancer Screenings
• Pap Smear
• Pelvic Pain
• Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
• Preterm labor
• Preventative Medicine
• Sexual Dysfunctions
• Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
• Stress Incontinence
• Uterine Fibroids
• Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)
• Vaginitis
• Vulvodynia
• Water Birth
• Women's Health
Gender:Female
Medical School:University of Washington, Seattle, WA


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