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Dr. Walter Besser, MD

Dr. Walter Besser, MD

Age 76 Orthopedic Surgery M
(18) 18 reviews

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(585) 676-6067

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 NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and is affiliated with Mount Sinai Queens. He accepts multiple insurance plans.


New Patient? (585) 676-6067
  1. NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

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      Walter A Besser PC
      3071 29th St, Astoria, NY 11102 Call
      New Patients:
      (585) 676-6067




  • Hosp Spec Surg, Residency Hospital
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship Hospital — 1977
  • LI/Brooklyn Jewish Hosp, 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 Louisiana
  • 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)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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Dr. Besser has been my doctor for 10 years. He performed both my right and left full knee replacements. Within two weeks of my replacement, I began to feel improved. Dr. Besser is very hands on and passionate about caring for his patients. He is attentive and highly skillful at what he does. He makes you feel like your concerns are his number one priority. I highly recommend him to anyone.
Nery1953 — May 13, 2020
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens

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Dr. Besser frequently treats Knee & Lower Limb Surgery, Hand & Wrist Surgery, and Hip & Pelvic Surgery.