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Dr. Palmer Bessey, MD

Trauma Surgery*
4.9 (15)
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49 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Palmer Bessey, MD

Dr. Palmer Bessey, MD is a Trauma Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Trauma Surgery, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine and is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Bessey, completed a residency at University of Alabama Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Bessey an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Bessey works at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, NY. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bessey's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Weill Cornell Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian
    525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (646) 962-2580
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    New York-presbyterian Hospital
    525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 746-0242

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  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Trauma Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1083714992
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard
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    Residency
    • University of Alabama Hospitals
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    • University AL Hospital
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    Medical Education
    • University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery
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    Dr. Bessey works at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Bessey’s profile.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Bessey. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bessey.

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