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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
25 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(8)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Frederick Gessner is Excellent. Dr. Gessner has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 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 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 8 awards.

Awards  
Faculty Gold Medal University of Maryland School of Medicine
Leonard Hummel Internal Medicine Award University of Maryland School of Medicine
Summa Cum Laude University of Maryland School of Medicine
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Virginia
Gastroenterologist
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Virginia Beach
Gastroenterologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Gessner has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Leigh Hospital 
  • Sentara Norfolk Genl Hosp 

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Additional Information
Dr. Frederick M Gessner MD is a male Internist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Frederick M. Gessner practice?
Dr. Frederick Gessner has 3 office locations.
Dr. Frederick Gessner practices Gastroenterology near Newport News, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Smithfield, VA.
See Newport News Gastroenterologists.