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Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.8 (23)
Map Pin Small San Antonio, TX
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD

Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and is affiliated with Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Fichtel, completed a residency at Ut Southwestern Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Fichtel an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Fichtel works at Practice in San Antonio, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain, Low Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Fichtel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Frank M. Fichtel M D. P.A.
    5282 Medical Dr Ste 600, San Antonio, TX 78229 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 375-3399
  2. 2
    Heb Pharmacy #647
    8300 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 450-9060

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Baptist Medical Center

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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Dural Tear
Hydrocephalus, Adult
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Meningiomas
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Fracture
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Fracture
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Deep Brain Stimulation
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1942201470
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Ut Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Fichtel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Fichtel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Fichtel has seen patients for Back Pain, Low Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Fichtel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Fichtel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fichtel.

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