Dr. Glenn Bessinger, MD

Dr. Glenn Bessinger, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Glenn Bessinger, MD is a dermatologist in Kailua, HI and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in dermatology and dermatologic surgery.Read his story

Hawaii Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Centers

970 N Kalaheo Ave Ste C108

Kailua, HI 96734
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Skin Tag Removal
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Bessinger'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. Bessinger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bessinger "Dr. Bessinger is board-certified in Dermatology. He earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his MD, PhD, and Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine from Tulane University. He served in the US Army where he did his dermatology residency and was previously chief of dermatology at Tripler Army Medical Center. He has served as President of the Hawaii Dermatologcal Society and has been named one of Honolulu Magazine’s Best Doctors in Hawaii for several years. Doctor Bessinger’s professional and research interests include laser and skin cancer surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bessinger "We are Hawaii’s first and only comprehensive dermatology and plastic surgery practice. We are committed to skilled, compassionate and professional medical treatment. Our mission is to provide care based on the highest standards of science and medicine, to minimize pain and discomfort, and to listen to your concerns fully and answer your questions to your satisfaction. 

We offer medical and surgical services for acne, rosacea, infectious diseases of the skin, psoriasis, warts, skin cancer, mole screening, and other disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

2  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Perlane® Injection
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • SculpSure Laser Treatment
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Ultrapulse CO2 Laser

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bessinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bessinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bessinger to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bessinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

The few appointments i did have were very good, procedurei had done went very well also! Staff also very nice!
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Very comfortable to know I am in good hands with Dr. Bessinger !
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He's really nice and smart
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Went to both clinics. Upon leaving Kapahulu clinic, I was suppose to see HIM again in one month. Receptionist (without telling me), scheduled me with his P. Assistant...Luckily, I caught this in time..This PA, is NOT a Doctor..I pay to see a Doctor..Not a Physicians Asst.; especially when it...more
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