Dr. Glenn E. Fussell, MD

Dr. Glenn E. Fussell, MD

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Family Medicine | Male | 60 years old

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Dr. Fussell specializes in Family Medicine and practices in Columbus, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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There are reasons why the waiting room seem always full and the wait time is sometimes long. It is called, "In Demand".  First, in contrast to many others, I still spend my mornings at the hospital seeing my patients when they  need me the most. Others will only see healthy individuals and then send them elsewhere when illness arrives.  I will be there with you and see you through...

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in Columbus GA |
Three hours is a common wait, when you are on time for your appointment, many in waiting room agree. He does nothing for your health but make it worse. See an Holistic MD. you would be much better sooner.
St Louis, MO |
The front office receptionist that answers the phone and makes appointments is VERY rude and is too busy trying to interrupt you and get you off the phone, to actually listen to what you have to say. Every time I have been here my wait time has been 2 hours and up. Also, I scheduled an appointment once and called back the very next day to cancel because I would not have a babysitter and they were wanting to charge me a cancellation fee. They said you had to cancel within 24 hours, which I did
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Dr. Fussell says...

There are reasons why the waiting room seem always full and the wait time is sometimes long. It is called, "In Demand".  First, in contrast to many others, I still spend my mornings at the hospital seeing my patients when they  need me the most. Others will only see healthy individuals and then send them elsewhere when illness arrives.  I will be there with you and see you through those bad times as well as the healthy ones.  At times that means being up most of the night trying to help someone through the biggest crisis they have ever faced.

Another reason for delay is that I take my time and listen.  I decided a long time ago to be thorough and listen, rather than see someone with one hand on the door knob.  Your problem is more important than my time.  You will get the time and effort necessary to address your issue. Sometimes that means I am still working at 8 pm at night. That is what I signed up for.

By virtue of my sub-specialty, some things will take extra time. I see many geriatric patients who have vision, hearing, and cognitive impairments. That results in extra time spent to achieve results. Things have to be repeated, spelled out, and sometimes it takes quite a while to get your point across.

I also have been involved in leadership.  In the past, I have been the Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine or Internal Medicine at all three hospitals.  I have been Chief of Staff at Doctors Hospital in the 90's and am the Chief of Staff Elect at St. Francis.  I also am a Past President of the Muscogee County Medical Society.

Dr. Fussell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Education

  • Medical School
    Instituto Tecnologico De Santo Domingo (Intec), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud

    Graduated in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Floyd Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    Missouri State University

    Graduated in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination
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