Dr. Palmer Q Bessey MD Surgeon

Dr. Palmer Bessey is a surgeon in New York, New York and is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 79 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Clinical Interests: Peripheral Nerve Injury, Microsurgery, Traumatology, Trauma

Hospital Affiliation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1979

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1983

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

The Relationship Between Annual Hospital Volume of Trauma Patients and In-Hospital Mortality in New York State.
Marx, W. H., Simon, R., O'Neill, P., Shapiro, M. J., Cooper, A. C., Farrell, L. S., McCormack, J. E., Bessey, P. Q., Hannan, E.

The development of a regional system for care of the burn-injured patients.
Yurt, R.W., Bessey, P.Q.

Invited critique of "the incidence and outcome of extubation failure in burn intensive care patients".
Bessey, P.Q.

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