Dr. John Michael Fessenden MD Surgeon

Dr. John Fessenden is a surgeon in Pinehurst, North Carolina and is affiliated with FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Fessenden accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Mercy Cath Medical Center Inc
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–2002

Creighton University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 9 years in Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Fecal impaction: a fatal cause of cardiac tamponade?
Lofman, A.M., Fessenden, J.M., Ayers, W.H.

Transanal resection of a colonic lipoma, mimicking rectal prolapse.
Tzilinis, A., Fessenden, J.M., Ressler, K.M., Clarke, L.E.

Audition electives during surgical residency and selection for post-residency fellowship positions.
Tzarnas, C. D., Fessenden, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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