Dr. David Fern, MD

Dr. David Fern, MD

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75 y/o
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Dr. David Fern, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in general surgery and phlebology.Read his story

Vein and Skin Laser Center

980 Johnson Ferry Rd Ste 430

Atlanta, GA 30342
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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This content was provided by Dr. Fern "Dr. David Fern is the founder and medical director of Vein & Skin Laser Center."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fern "Dr. David Fern is the founder and medical director of Vein & Skin Laser Center. He is double board certified: by the American Board of Surgery and by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. He is in the charter class for ABVLM, which included only 248 diplomates nationwide. He has received certification for the treatment of varicose veins using VNUS Closure radiofrequency and has also received certification for skin laser treatment. He has been involved in the treatment of skin diseases, skin cancer, melanoma, breast cancer, and vein surgery for 30 years. His training in general, cancer and trauma surgery has required his proficiency in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular and skin injuries.A native of Atlanta, Dr. Fern attended Druid Hills High School. He was a Mechanical Engineering graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He graduated from Emory University Medical School. After attending medical school, Dr. David Fern continued his specialty training in general surgery at Emory University Hospital. He then practiced in the United States Army under the Berry Plan for two years prior to starting in private practice at the DeKalb Medical Center. Dr. Fern is on staff at the Northside Hospital and the DeKalb Medical Center, where he has served as Chief of Surgery and has been Chairman of the Peer Review Committee for the last 25 years. During this time Dr. Fern received his second specialty certification in treating vein and lymphatic disease. Putting his background and skills to benefit the common good, Dr. David Fern is proud to be one of four physicians to travel to Kenya with Heart for Africa, a volunteer humanitarian organization serving Africa s widows, orphans and underprivileged residents. He received the Hero Award from the DeKalb Medical Center in October, 2008. In addition, he was also awarded the Julius McCurdy Citizenship Award by the DeKalb Medical Society at their January, 2011 meeting."
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Phlebology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Laser Ablation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Diplomate American College of Venous and Lymphatic Disease
    Other Education | Completed 2008
  • Registered Phlebology Sonographer
    Other Education | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Very profecional work!Make person happy.
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J. M. – Sep 20, 2018
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Dr. Fern did an excellent job this is the best proceedure if your needing both legs done. Quick recovery and awesome results.
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Aug 02, 2018
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I have been here before, along with my stepmom and aunt. And we have all had great experiences and great results! Dr. Fern is the best! I wouldnt go anywhere else!
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Jul 25, 2018
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After evaluation, Dr Fern scheduled the vein procedure for the the following week. I was given detailed instructions on how to handle the vein if it should rupture before he could do the repair and told to stop blood thinners 3 days before the procedure. The day of the procedure the veins were...Read More
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Jul 18, 2018
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He has been my doctor for almost 10 years. I would not see anyone else for my care.
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Jun 27, 2018
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