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Dr. Walter Besser, MD

Dr. Walter Besser, MD

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Dr. Walter Besser, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in Astoria, NY. Dr. Besser completed a residency at Hosp Spec Surg. He currently practices at Theresa Lang Children s Center and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. He accepts multiple insurance plans.


  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship Hospital — 1974
  • Hosp Spec Surg, Residency Hospital — 1974
  • St Thomas Hosp/LI Jewish, Internship Hospital — 1970
  • Madrid U, Medical School — 1968

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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Dr Besser is one of the best in the world!! He is our surgeon of me and my entire family. He really cares about his patients and his over 50 yrs of experience,says it all!!..I do trust him at most and I highly recommend him. As Orthopedic surgeon, he is #1 !!..
Carmen Lopez — Dec 11, 2021
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Dr. Besser frequently treats Knee & Lower Limb Surgery, Hip & Pelvic Surgery, and Hand & Wrist Surgery.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens


  1. Theresa Lang Children s Center

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      Walter A Besser PC
      3071 29th St, Astoria, NY 11102 Existing Patients: (718) 204-7752