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Frederick Gessner, MD, Gastroenterology, Newport News, VA, Riverside Regional Medical Center


Gastroenterology Newport News, VA

Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Esophagus Disease


Overview of Dr. Gessner

Dr. Frederick Gessner is a gastroenterologist in Newport News, VA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Riverside Regional Medical Center and Sentara CarePlex Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice 32 years. Dr. Gessner accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Riverside Regional Medical Center and one of 14 doctors at Sentara CarePlex Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

Education & Training

  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Gastroenterology, 1988 - 1990
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    University of Maryland School of MedicineClass of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 1991 - 2026
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1988 - 1999
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1986 - 1992
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Fellow (FACG) American College of Gastroenterology

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
    Anthem KeyCare PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    Great West PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment