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Gary Charles Bessette

Gary Charles Bessette, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Locations

Rochester Comm Orthopaedics LLP
20 Hagen Dr. #110
Rochester, NY 14625
Phone: (585) 218-0708
Fax: (585) 267-4037
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.

In his leisure time Dr. Bessette enjoys woodworking and sailing.

Group
Rochester Community Orthopaedics
RGHS In-Network

Accepts New Patients
Yes

Accepts Children
Yes

Specialties
Orthopaedic Surgery
Departments
Orthopaedic Surgery
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Expertise
  • Arthroscopic surgical techniques of the knee and shoulder
  • Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
Education
1980, Dartmouth Medical School, MD
Residency
07/01/1982-06/01/1985, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Fellowship
01/01/1985-01/01/1986, University of Minnesota Medical School
Insurance Accepted
Blue Choice
Blue Choice Senior
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Commercial
Group Health Insurance
Health Now
Medicare
Medicare Assignment
MVP Care
MVP Care Gold
No Fault
Tricare / Campus
United Health Care
Rochester General Health System Plan
Worker's Compensation