Walter Besser, MD*
- Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
- Tagalog (Philippines)
- Hospital Affiliation
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Physician Office 718-204-7752 718-204-7752
I am a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with more than 40 years of experience. I specialize in bone fractures, joint replacements in hips, knees, shoulders, elbows and hands. I also perform hand surgery and sports medicine with arthroscopic surgeries of joint.
I have a kind and understanding nature and like to spend a considerable amount of time consulting with my patients on their conditions, explaining procedures in detail and answering any questions. I have a friendly and compassionate manner that helps to put patients at ease.
I speak French, Italian and Spanish.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
MD, University of Madrid
Internship, General Surgery
Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY(Northwell)
Residency, General Surgery
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Brooklyn Jewish Hospital
Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery
English, French, Tagalog (Philippines), Spanish, Italian
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