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Healthcare Directory—Gary C. Bessette MD

Last directory upload June-18-2022

Gary C. Bessette MD

Gary C. Bessette MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School / Professional School:
Dartmouth Medical School

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Bessette graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Dartmouth and went on to a Fellowship in Sports Medicine. He subsequently served as a team physician for the University of Minnesota Division 1 athletic teams. Dr. Bessette has published papers in peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals, and has presented the results of his research at national meetings. In addition to his time on the faculty at the University of Minnesota, he has held teaching faculty positions at Dartmouth Medical School and the University of Rochester. Dr. Bessette is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Building on this background of teaching, Dr. Bessette takes time with his patients to insure that they understand their diagnosis and treatment options so that they can make informed choices in their care. As a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, he has extensive experience in the most up-to-date arthroscopic surgical techniques of the knee and shoulder.

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Rochester Community Orthopaedics

20 Hagen Drive Suite 110
Rochester New York 14625
Monroe County
Phone: 585-218-4337
Fax:      585-267-4037

Location Comments: Rochester Community Orthopaedics has a long tradition of providing comprehensive high quality care for patients with musculoskeletal problems. We are unique in that we do not utilize secondary providers - all patients are assured of the highest level of care by seeing the doctor at every visit. Our Orthopaedic Surgeons specialize in evaluating and treating a wide range of orthopaedic problems affecting patients of all ages. We take pride in giving you the personal attention you deserve. Whether it is the treatment of immediate, chronic, or work-related injuries, Rochester Community Orthopaedics strives to provide our patients with quality Orthopaedic care. We make a special effort to explain your condition, medication, and treatment plan.

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