Dr. Gary C Bessette MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Gary Bessette is an orthopedic surgeon in Rochester, New York and is affiliated with Rochester General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Bessette accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 31 doctors at Rochester General Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Arthroscopy

Hospital Affiliation

Rochester General Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Hartford Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1982

University of MN Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1985 - 1986

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1982 - 1985

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The meniscus.
Bessette, G. C.

The anterior cruciate ligament.
Bessette, G. C., Hunter, R. E.

The Maquet procedure. A retrospective review.
Bessette, G. C., Hunter, R. E.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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