Dr. Richard Fassett, MD

Dr. Richard Fassett, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
Dr. Richard Fassett, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 1965 and specializes in family medicine.

4116 W Point Loma Blvd

San Diego, CA 92110

Contact Information

(619) 225-1212

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Dr. Fassett's Experience

Dr. Fassett'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 Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

251  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • National Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • National Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • US Navy Flight Surgeon
    Other Education | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fassett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fassett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fassett to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Fassett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Fassett suggested, without asking me about my eating habits or exercise patterns, to cut calories to 1,100 a day and take notice of POWs as an example of how not eating can cause you to be thin. There isn't enough room hear to leave a longer review, but I am very disappointed and shocked with...more
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Allen is one of the nicest men that I have met. HOWEVER Dr. FAWCETT IS NOT. He does not care about his patients, he only wants to move on to the next person. If you voice concerns about your health, he will question your character or completely ignore you. He makes assumptions about your character...more
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Dr. Fassett is one of the best doctors in San Diego. This guy is awesome, he has something like over 20 years of medical education, he is an ear nose and throat specialist plus surgeon and plastic surgeon as well a family practitioner. My daughter and I swear by his excellent care for over 20...more
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Can't get a return call for a referral. I've been trying for 1 month now to no avail. Now I've got to cancel my podiatrists appointment that I've had for more than a month. Looks like I'll be living in pain.
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