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Tedla Tessema, MD

Dr. Tessema is a surgeon in the Washington area. He is affiliated with Mary Washington Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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582 doctors
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581 doctors
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290 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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493 doctors
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492 doctors
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246 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more lung condition patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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68 doctors
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68 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more concussion patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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160 doctors
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160 doctors
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80 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more broken bone patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more pneumothorax patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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29 doctors
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29 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more collapsed lung patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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28 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more broken leg patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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138 doctors
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138 doctors
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69 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more pelvic fracture patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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159 doctors
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159 doctors
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79 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more open wound patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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86 doctors
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86 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more malnutrition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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62 doctors
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62 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw broken arm patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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27 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more appendicitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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130 doctors
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130 doctors
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64 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more sepsis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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134 doctors
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134 doctors
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66 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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150 doctors
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149 doctors
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74 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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18 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw broken collar bone patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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23 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw coagulopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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221 doctors
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220 doctors
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110 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more hemorrhage patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw femur fracture patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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169 doctors
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169 doctors
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84 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw kidney failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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71 doctors
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72 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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72 doctors
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72 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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61 doctors
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61 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw sprained neck patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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33 doctors
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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw broken ankle patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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201 doctors
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201 doctors
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100 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw stroke patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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40 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw broken foot patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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231 doctors
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231 doctors
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115 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw cerebrovascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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46 doctors
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46 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Tessema saw joint dislocations patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Tessema accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Anoscopy $147 – 284
Bronchoscopy $2,596 – 4,927
Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $7,482 – 12.1k
Gallbladder removal (open) $6,862 – 14.4k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $5,636 – 10.9k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Tessema’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
7%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Tessema’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Tessema’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Tessema’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Tessema’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Tessema’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Tessema 32%
Predicted for his patients 61%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Tessema’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Tessema’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Tessema’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Tessema’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Tessema’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Tessema 26%
Predicted for his patients 69%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Tessema’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Tessema’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Tessema’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Tessema’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Tessema sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Pratt Medical Center
1101 Sam Perry Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
56 miles away

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Credentials
  • Instituto Superior de Ciencias MÈdicas de Santiago de Cuba
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1990
  • Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Tessema is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Mary Washington Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SelectHealth
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield