Dr. Basil Besh, MD

Dr. Basil Besh, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Basil Besh, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Fremont, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

39180 Farwell Dr

Fremont, CA 94538

Contact Information

(510) 857-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Besh performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 89% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Besh's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Besh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Besh "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Besh "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."

2  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

26  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)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Ny University Bellevue Hosp Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Emmanuel Kaplan Fellowship In Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Besh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Besh's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Besh to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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)

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
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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...more
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Excellent. Kind. Very helpful PT Division.
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Great atmosphere! Doctor and staff are awesome!
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Thank you thank you!!!
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