Born in Newark, New Jersey and graduated from Western Reserve University, Cleveland and the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at the University of Cincinnati's Children's Hospital Medical Center and completed his fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Harvard University's Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston. He is board certified in Pediatrics and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University School of Medicine and at the University of Connecticut Medical School. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He was the founding pediatrician at Pediatric Associates and was most recently named one of the "Top Doc" pediatricians in the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Connecticut Magazine survey.
Dr. Fischbein has been a private small plane pilot for about ten years now. He and his wife have two grown children, one large standard poodle and three parrots!