Marc Bessler, MD
Marc Bessler, MD
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Marc Bessler, MD

Bariatric Surgery
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Cancer Care, more

Locations and Appointments


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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 524
New York, NY 10032
US
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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
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Insurances Accepted

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  • AgeWell
  • CIGNA
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Quality Health Management
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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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
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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

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Education

  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

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Languages

  • Hebrew
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Titles & Positions

  • Chief, Division of Minimal Access/Bariatric Surgery

  • Director, Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery

  • Director, Minimal Access Surgery Center

  • United States Surgical Professor of Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

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

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.

Titles & Positions

  • Chief, Division of Minimal Access/Bariatric Surgery
  • Director, Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery
  • Director, Minimal Access Surgery Center
  • United States Surgical Professor of Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew