Dr. Basil Besh, MD

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Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery | Male

Dr. Basil Besh, MD

Basil R. Besh, M.D. is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in hand, wrist & elbow conditions. Dr. Besh is passionate about healthy hands. Hundreds of patients from all walks of life travel to be treated by him because he recognized as a top hand surgeon in the Bay Area. Dr. Besh takes the time to understand each patient's unique circumstances in order to recommend the best treatment option for the specific injury. Treatment options include many non surgical options such as exercises, oral anti-inflammatory medication and physical therapy. Regardless of how complicated the problem or complex the injury, Dr. Besh is committed to finding a solution for each patient.

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Dr. Besh's Care Philosophy

Dr. Basil Besh believes that patient education is one of the most important steps in your appointment. Dr. Besh takes the time to make sure that each and every patient who walks into his office understands their condition so that they can make an informed decision on how to move forward with their treatment options.

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FORM Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute39180 Farwell Dr
Fremont, CA 94538
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Dr. Besh's Reviews

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4.3
based on 23 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Besh's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Fremont, CA |
Dr Basil Besh is impressive, a is his friendly and knowledgeable staff. ALL therapists are professional and personable, kind and helpful. I would not consider going elsewhere and would definitely recommend Dr Besh and staff to anyone who required their help. Lee Vitale
in Newark, Ca |
Dr Besh is very rush to my condition. At first, I came his office to have a consultation but he said, contisone injection is available to me. Then I asked is there any side effect then he said, "No", can I go to work tomorrow, he said, "Yes". In reality, I got severe allergic reaction after 15 mins. He did not explain about what kind of medication he will inject. It was too late to know that he injected to me 3 different kinds of medications. I suffered several medication side efects with pain.
in Fremont, CA |
Excellent. Kind. Very helpful PT Division.
Fremont, CA |
Great atmosphere! Doctor and staff are awesome!
San Jose, CA |
Thank you thank you!!!
in Castro Valley , CA |
I had the best patient experience ever from the reception to the physical therapist to the doctor himself.
in Fremont, Ca |
I have been seeing Dr Besh for about a year now, and he has done 4 surgeries on me, with one more to go. Dr Besh is the most wonderful Doctor that I have ever been treated by, and Ive had some good ones! He is very professional, straight to the point and does a great job explaining everything. His staff is just as good, and they all seem to have great respect for him and love their jobs. I can't say enough about Dr Besh, but he has made a very hard time in my life very easy to get through! Thank
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Dr. Besh says...

Basil R. Besh, M.D. is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in hand, wrist & elbow conditions. 

Dr. Besh is passionate about healthy hands. Hundreds of patients from all walks of life travel to be treated by him because he recognized as a top hand surgeon in the Bay Area. Dr. Besh takes the time to understand each patient's unique circumstances in order to recommend the best treatment option for the specific injury.

Treatment options include many non surgical options such as exercises, oral anti-inflammatory medication and physical therapy.

Regardless of how complicated the problem or complex the injury, Dr. Besh is committed to finding a solution for each patient.

Dr. Besh's Care Philosophy

Dr. Basil Besh believes that patient education is one of the most important steps in your appointment. Dr. Besh takes the time to make sure that each and every patient who walks into his office understands their condition so that they can make an informed decision on how to move forward with their treatment options.

Dr. Besh says...

Dr. Besh is one of the few hand surgeons in the San Francisco Bay Area that has the Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. The examination for the Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand is developed and administered by the Joint Committee on Surgery of the Hand of the American Boards of Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Surgery.

The Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand is for those board certified orthopaedic surgeons who have demonstrated qualifications in hand surgery beyond those expected of other orthopaedic surgeons as exhibited by additional training, contributions to the field and a practice focused on hand, wrist and elbow surgery.

Dr. Besh says...

Basil R. Besh, M.D., is a Board Certified Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist & elbow conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, arthritis and tendonitis.

Dr. Besh's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Patients Choice Award Vitals.com, 2010
    • Patients Choice Award Vitals.com, 2008
    • Compassionate Doctor Award Vitals.com, 2009
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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Ny University Bellevue Hosp Ctr

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Nyu Hospitals Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emmanuel Kaplan Fellowship In Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery