Dr. Frank Fichtel

Frank Fitchel

Dr. Frank Fichtel is a highly respected neurological surgeon specializing in adult neurosurgery. He provides invaluable technical and clinical expertise to advance minimally invasive surgical solutions by reducing recovery time and improving clinical outcomes for patients. Dr. Fitchel graduated from Baylor University Medical School and went on to complete his residency and internship at the University of Texas Southwestern Affiliated Hospitals in Dallas. He currently remains active in several professional medical organizations.

Education and Experience:

Medical School:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 1993

Internship:
University of Texas Southwestern – Parkland Hospital, 1994

Residency:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 1999

Organizations:
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Bexar County Medical Society
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons
Texas Medical Assocation

Research:
Frizzell, R. T., Fichtel, F. M., Jordan, M. B., Weprin, B. E., Borchers, D. J., Allen, E. C., Pogue, W. R., Batjer, H. H. “Effects of etomidate and hypothermia on cerebral metabolism and blood flow in a canine model of hypoperfusion.” J Neurosurg Anesthesiol

Horowitz, M., Fichtel, F., Samson, D., Purdy, P. “Intracavernous carotid artery aneurysms: the possible importance of angiographic dural waisting. A case report.” Surg Neurol

D’Alise, M. D., Fichtel, F., Horowitz, M. “Sagittal sinus thrombosis following minor head injury treated with continuous urokinase infusion.” Surg Neurol

Recognition/Awards:
Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons
Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons