Meet our Team

Micah Fisher, MD

Dr. Fisher received his medical degree from Wake Forest University before going on to do his residency training in Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed his specialty training in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University where he focused his research and clinical efforts in the subspecialty area of pulmonary hypertension. In 2005, he joined the faculty at Emory University and in 2008, he became director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program. Under his leadership the program has continued to expand while maintaining its focus on providing outstanding individualized patient care, access to clinical trials, and also serving as a training platform for the next generation of Pulmonary physicians.

Dr. Fisher's research interests have dealt with the utility and limitations of echocardiographic assessment of heart function in patients with pulmonary hypertension. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles and book chapters on the topic.

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David Quintero, MD

Dr. David Quintero went to medical school at Universidad Libre in Barranquilla, Colombia. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and his Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Emory University School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine and is an active member of the American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians, and Pulmonary Hypertension Association. He also serves as the Assistant Professor of Medicine for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Emory University’s School of Medicine.

Dr. Quintero has been employed at The Emory Clinic since 2010 with a special interest in pulmonary hypertension and critical care medicine. He has a been part of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program since 2010. He is fluent in English and Spanish. His hobbies include an interest in living a healthy life style, working out, swimming, biking, dancing, and watching soccer and football.

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Patrick Zeemer, PA-CPatrick Zeemer completed his undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Communication Disorders at Appalachian State University, after which he went on to minor in Biology and Chemisty in preparation for his medical education. He completed a Masters of Medical Science (MMS) degree at Wake Forest University in 2008. His academic projects there included extensive literature reviews in Early Goal Directed Therapy in the treatment of septic shock, pulmonary embolism and other topics germane to pulmonary medicine.He worked for a large pulmonary and critical care medicine practice for 3 years before joining Drs. Fisher and Quintero at the Pulmonary Hypertension Program. He has enjoyed his work with PH patients for the past two years. Patrick spends half of his time with the McKelvey Lung Transplant Program, and helps to foster an open relationship between the two departments. His clinical interests include Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension and septic shock.

Patrick enjoys fitness, especially cross-fit and Krav Maga (Israeli Self Defense). He also loves to play the guitar, sing and cook for health and wellness.