Dr. Richard Tessler MD
General Surgeons — Port Orange, FLContact Dr. Tessler
Dr. Richard Tessler specializes in general surgery, orthopedic surgery, hand surgery in Port Orange, Florida. Details of Dr. Tessler's 47 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Miami are available on your free doctor report.
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3635 S Clyde Morris Blvd
Port Orange, FL 32129
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Dr. Richard Tessler identified specializing in
General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist., Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system. and Hand SurgeryHand Surgery
A specialist trained in the investigation, preservation and restoration by medical, surgical, and rehabilitative means of all structures of the upper extremity directly affecting the form and function of the hand and wrist..
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Dr. Tessler is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Halifax Medical Center
303 N Clyde Morris Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL
LicenseDr. Richard Tessler has been confirmed to have a license in Florida
EducationDr. Tessler attended medical school at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and graduated in 1966 having 47 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Richard Tessler MD as:
- Richard H Tessler
- R Tessler
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