David Fessell

David Fessell, MD

Professor, Radiology
Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology
Michigan Medicine
1500 E Medical Center Dr, TC2910K
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5326

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David Fessell, MD, completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard College, followed by medical school at the University of Michigan. After completing his residency in Diagnostic Radiology and Fellowship in MSK Radiology at Henry Ford Hospital, hospital, he joined the faculty at the University of Michigan. He currently serves as Director of the Radiology Residency Selection Committee at the University of Michigan and is on the Board of the Medical Center Alumni Society.  Dr. Fessell is a member of the International Skeletal Society and has served as an oral examiner for the American Board of Radiology. He lectures frequently at national and international meetings including the ARRS, AIUM, European Society of Skeletal Radiology, and the International Skeletal Society. 

Areas of Interest

Musculoskeletal sonography, musculoskeletal MRI, sports medicine, foot and ankle pathology


Medical School or Training

  • University of Michigan Medical School, 1993


  • Henry Ford Hospital, Radiology, MI, 1997


  • Musculoskeletal Radiology, Henry Ford Hospital, 1998

Board Certification

  • Diagnostic Radiology