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Marc Bessler, MD

Bariatric Surgery
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Specialties
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Cancer Care, more
Leadership
Chief, Division of Minimal Access/Bariatric Surgery | more

Locations and Appointments


CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 524
New York, NY 10032
US
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    Student Health
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    Medicare Managed Care
    Special Needs
    Medicare Managed Care
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    Child/Family Health Plus
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    Child/Family Health Plus
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    Empire Plan
    Oxford Liberty
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    World Trade Center Health Plan
    NY Signature
    NYP Employee Plan
    Aetna Signature Administrators
    Student Health
    POS
    EPO
    PPO
    HMO
    Medicare Managed Care
    Special Needs
    Medicare Managed Care
    EPO
    HMO
    POS
    PPO
    Medicare Managed Care
    Great West (National)
    EPO
    PPO
    HMO
    Essential Plan
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Medicare Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Medicare Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Leaf (Exchange)
    MagnaCare
    Railroad
    Traditional Medicare
    Multiplan
    Child/Family Health Plus
    HMO
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    Quality Health Management
    Special Needs
    HMO
    Medicare Managed Care
    Compass (Exchange)
    Medicaid (Community Plan)
    POS
    PPO
    Empire Plan
    Oxford Liberty
    Oxford Freedom
    Oxford HMO
    SelectHealth
    Medicare Managed Care
    Special Needs
    World Trade Center Health Plan

About Marc Bessler, MD


Dr. Marc Bessler is the United States Surgical Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Bessler's clinical specialties include laparoscopic and single incision bariatric surgery. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in general surgery and his fellowship in surgical endoscopy at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.


Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew

Specialties & Expertise

  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Gastric Balloon Placement
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • GERD Surgery
  • GERD-Laparoscopic Technique
  • Heartburn
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery-GERD
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Weight Management

Education

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

Awards & Honors

  • Blakemore Award for Surgical Research, 1992 and 1993.
  • Blakernore Prize for Excellence in Surgical Research, June 1996.
  • New York Magazine's Top Doctors, 2005-2016.
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Resident Achievement Award, Best Resident Presentation, SAGES, 1995.

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