David R. Fern, M.D. F.A.C.S.

Dr. Fern’s professional qualifications:

Dr. David Fern is the founder and medical director of Vein & Skin Laser Center. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and by the American Board of Phlebology. He has received certification for the treatment of varicose veins using VNUS Closure radiofrequency; he has received certification by Lumenis for skin laser treatment. He has been involved in the treatment of skin diseases, skin cancer, melanoma, breast cancer, and vein surgery for 30 years. His training in general and trauma surgery has required that he be proficient in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular and skin injuries.

A native of Atlanta, Dr. Fern attended Druid Hills High School. He was Mechanical Engineering graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology. He graduated from Emory University Medical School. After attending medical school, Dr. David Fern continued his specialty training in general surgery at Emory University Hospital. He then practiced in the United States Army under the Berry Plan for two years prior to starting private practice at DeKalb Medical Center.

Dr. Fern is on staff at DeKalb Medical Center and Northside Hospital. At DeKalb Medical Center he has served as Chief of Surgery and served as Chairman of the Peer Review Committee for the 25 years.

Putting his background and skills to benefit the common good, Dr. David Fern is proud to be one of four physicians to travel to Kenya with Heart for Africa, a volunteer humanitarian organization serving Africa’s widows, orphans and underprivileged residents.

The doctor is married to Becky Fern. They have three children, Brady, David and Andie. He and his wife are members of The Buckhead Church. During his free time, Dr. Fern enjoys playing golf, skiing, and having fun with his family.

Dr David Fern is an active member of the following professional associations: