Palmer Q. Bessey, MD

Critical Care Medicine
General Surgery (Board Certified)
Surgical Critical Care (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-3583
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Faculty Appointments: Instructor, Assistant and Associate Professor (Surgery), UAB. Associate Professor (Surgery), Washington University, St. Louis. Professor (Surgery), University of Rochester. Professor (Surgery), Weill Medical College, Cornell University.

Hospital Appointments: Chief of Trauma and Burns, UAB Hospitals. Director of Trauma, Burns Critical Care, Barnes Hospital (St. Louis). Director of Trauma, Burns, Critical Care, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Associate Director, William Randolph Heast Burn Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Cigna

Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]

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Education

1975 University of Vermont College of Medicine

Residency: 1981 University of Alabama Hospitals

Fellowship: 1983 Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard

Locations

525 East 68th Street Starr 7
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 962-3583

Fax: (212) 746-5114

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Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College