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Dr. Richard Fessler, MD

Endovascular Neurosurgery*
4.2 (70)
Map Pin Small Southfield, MI
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Fessler, MD

Dr. Richard Fessler, MD is an Endovascular Neurosurgery Specialist in Southfield, MI. They specialize in Endovascular Neurosurgery, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and is affiliated with Ascension Saint John Hospital and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital. Dr. Fessler, completed a residency at Harper University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Fessler an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Fessler works at Practice in Southfield, MI. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Fessler's Office Locations

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    Michigan Head and Spine Institute
    29275 Northwestern Hwy Ste 100, Southfield, MI 48034 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (248) 784-3667
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    09:00 - 17:00
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    29275 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (877) 784-3667

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  • Ascension Saint John Hospital
  • DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital

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    About Dr. Richard Fessler, MD

    Specialties*
    • Endovascular Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Japanese
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    NPI Number
    • 1801882584
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Nagoya School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
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    Residency
    • Harper University Hospital
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    • Detroit Receiving Hospital
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    Medical Education
    • University of Michigan Medical School
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    • Neurosurgery
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