Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
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Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD
Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Fichtel is affiliated with Methodist Hospital and Baptist Medical Center.

San Antonio Office

4410 Medical Dr Ste 600

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 615-5200

Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD

Dr. Frank Fichtel, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Fichtel's Experience

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Dr. Fichtel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
44

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Ut Southwestern Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ut Southwestern Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fichtel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fichtel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fichtel to family and friends
4.6
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Fichtel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in San Antonio, TX |
He is the most compassionate neurosurgeon I have ever met. He first takes a conservative approach to my back and cervical issues. Then had to do a laminectomy. He is a brilliant doctor and does a great job. Cant tell you how professional and compassionate he is Beth L.
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Dr. Fichtel accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Fichtel has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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