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Keith C. Fischer, MD

Associate Professor, Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine

Specialty Areas

Nuclear Medicine
Diagnostic Radiology
Radiology

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology
Nuclear Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Bone densitometry, prostate cancer imaging, pediatric nuclear medicine, nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

12634 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: (314) 996-8082

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: (314) 454-8945
Fax: (314) 454-8254

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Education

Education

Fellowship: Nuclear Medicine, Harvard Joint Nuclear Medicine Program-Boston, Massachusetts 1977
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital-Boston, Massachusetts 1975
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland 1971
B.A.: Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio 1967

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

IR-IR Conformation Specific Spectroscopy of Na<sup>+</sup>(Glucose) Adducts.
Voss JM, Kregel SJ, Fischer KC, Garand E
J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2017 Sep 27; doi: 10.1007/s13361-017-1813-x.

PMID:
    28956282
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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11C-acetate PET/CT before radical prostatectomy: nodal staging and treatment failure prediction.
Haseebuddin M, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA, Liu J, Roth EB, Nepple KG, Siegel CL, Fischer KC, Kibel AS, Andriole GL, Miller TR
J Nucl Med. 2013 May; 54(5)699-706. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.112.111153.

PMID:
    23471311
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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11C-acetate PET imaging of prostate cancer: detection of recurrent disease at PSA relapse.
Oyama N, Miller TR, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA, Fischer KC, Michalski JM, Kibel AS, Andriole GL, Picus J, Welch MJ
J Nucl Med. 2003 Apr; 44(4)549-55.

PMID:
    12679398
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reoperative transmyocardial laser revascularization for late recurrent angina.
Lee R, Fischer KC, Moon MR
Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Feb; 73(2)650-2.

PMID:
    11845894
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can infections be imaged in implanted devices?
Wickline SA, Fischer KC
ASAIO J. 2000 Nov-Dec; 46(6)S80-1.

PMID:
    11110299
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prognostic value of dipyridamole thallium imaging after acute myocardial infarction in older patients.
Jain S, Baird JB, Fischer KC, Rich MW
J Am Geriatr Soc. 1999 Mar; 47(3)295-301.

PMID:
    10078891
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unilateral hypoperfusion or absent perfusion on pulmonary scintigraphy: differential diagnosis.
Pickhardt PJ, Fischer KC
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Jul; 171(1)145-50.

PMID:
    9648778
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perfusion scintigraphy in the evaluation for lung volume reduction surgery: correlation with clinical outcome.
Wang SC, Fischer KC, Slone RM, Gierada DS, Yusen RD, Lefrak SS, Pilgram TK, Cooper JD
Radiology. 1997 Oct; 205(1)243-8.

PMID:
    9314992
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Osteoporosis: diagnosis with lateral and posteroanterior dual x-ray absorptiometry compared with quantitative CT.
Guglielmi G, Grimston SK, Fischer KC, Pacifici R
Radiology. 1994 Sep; 192(3)845-50.

PMID:
    8058958
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Painful transient tibial edema.
Reinus WR, Fischer KC, Ritter JH
Radiology. 1994 Jul; 192(1)195-9.

PMID:
    8208937
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Psychological factors in silent myocardial ischemia.
Freedland KE, Carney RM, Krone RJ, Smith LJ, Rich MW, Eisenkramer G, Fischer KC
Psychosom Med. 1991 Jan-Feb; 53(1)13-24.

PMID:
    2011647
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The CT appearance of the giant left atrium.
Root JD, Hammerman AM, Fischer KC
Clin Imaging. 1990 Oct-Dec; 14(4)305-8.

PMID:
    2150926
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrocardiographic diagnosis of remote posterior wall myocardial infarction using unipolar posterior lead V9.
Rich MW, Imburgia M, King TR, Fischer KC, Kovach KL
Chest. 1989 Sep; 96(3)489-93.

PMID:
    2788559
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thallium stress tests and bank vaults.
Levin ME, Fischer KC
N Engl J Med. 1988 Sep 1; 319(9)587.

PMID:
    3405274
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dual energy radiography (DER): a preliminary comparative study.
Pacifici R, Rupich R, Vered I, Fischer KC, Griffin M, Susman N, Avioli LV
Calcif Tissue Int. 1988 Sep; 43(3)189-91.

PMID:
    3141022
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adhesion-related variceal hemorrhage following sclerosis of esophageal varices.
Fry RD, Fischer KC, Susman N, Shatz BA, Hulbert B
Arch Surg. 1988 Jan; 123(1)94-5.

PMID:
    3257386
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative thallium-201 myocardial imaging in assessing right ventricular pressure in patients with congenital heart defects.
Rabinovitch M, Fischer KC, Treves S
Br Heart J. 1981 Feb; 45(2)198-205.

PMID:
    7459178
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The indeterminate lung scan: its characteristics and its association with pulmonary embolism.
Fischer KC, McNeil BJ
Eur J Nucl Med. 1979 Feb 1; 4(1)49-53.

PMID:
    499227
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Scintigraphy in the followup of pediatric splenic trauma treated without surgery.
Fischer KC, Eraklis A, Rossello P, Treves S
J Nucl Med. 1978 Jan; 19(1)3-9.

PMID:
    621560
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pyloroduodenal deformity due to liver malformation associated wtih omphalocele.
Oh KS, Strife JL, Fischer KC, Teele R
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1977 Jun; 128(6)957-60.

PMID:
    414562
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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