Dr. Gail E. Besner MD Surgeon

Dr. Gail Besner is a surgeon in Columbus, Ohio. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. She is one of 28 doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital and one of 18 at Ohio State University Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

Select Specialty Hospital-Northeast New Jersey

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Ohio State University Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1987

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1987 - 1989

University At Buffalo
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1989 - 1991

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Brain heterotopia: choristoma of the back.
Downing, M. T., Hamoudi, A. B., Besner, G. E.

Cool Topics in Neonatology 19th Annual Conference
2013 3 1

Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor (HB-EGF) therapy for intestinal injury: Application and future prospects.
Yang, J.,Su, Y.,Zhou, Y.,Besner, G. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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