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Dr. Frederick M Gessner MD is a male Internist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
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Dr. Frederick Gessner has 3 office locations.
Riverside Physician Assoc
101 Philip Roth St
Deer Park, Newport News, VA 23606

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Frederick Gessner is Excellent. Dr. Gessner has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Frederick Gessner, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)

Education & Awards

Dr. Gessner graduated from University of Maryland , Baltimore. He has 10 awards.

Faculty Gold Medal
Leonard Hummel Internal Medicine Award
Summa Cum Laude
Alpha Omega Alpha
Alpha Omega Alpha
Summa Cum Laude
Faculty Gold Medal
Leonard Hummel Internal Medicine Award
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)


Dr. Gessner has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Obici Hospital 
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Gessner accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Sentara Health Plans - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Anthem - 34 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 2 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Frederick M. Gessner practice?
Dr. Frederick Gessner practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Newport News, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Smithfield, VA.
See Newport News Internists and Newport News Gastroenterologists.