Gary S. Besser , MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

(203) 325-4321

Womens Health Connecticut
29 Hospital Plz Ste 400
Stamford, CT 06902


Before earning his medical degree from Downstate University, Gary S. Besser, M.D. completed his undergraduate studies at Syracuse University, post-graduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a research fellowship at Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He then joined Stamford Hospital to complete his residency in 1986 and received board certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1988. He is appointed to the Stamford Hospital. Dr. Besser specializes in laparoscopic surgeries, the evaluation of Pap smear abnormalities and urogynecologic procedures. He is the first physician in Stamford to utilize the da Vinci robotic platform surgery for hysterectomies and myomectomies, having gone on to perform close to 3,000 of these minimally invasive procedures. A Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of numerous medical associations and obstetrical and gynecological societies, Dr. Besser was selected one of the "Top Doctors in the New York Metropolitan Area" for eight of the past ten years (most recently, 2010), named one of "The Best Doctors in New York" in 2002, 2004 & 2008 by New York Magazine, and Connecticut Magazine's Best Doctor 2010. Dr. Besser has an academic appointment at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and he serves on the Connecticut State Maternal Mortality Committee. He has also received an award recognizing him as one of "America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists." Dr. Besser joined Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates in 1987.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 39 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Del Noreste Escuela De Medicina Dr Jose Sierra Flores

Graduation Date: in 1981

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Stamford Hospital

Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
  • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
  • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare Choice
  • Connecticare Passage
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • HealthyCT
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Besser's Office Information

Fax: (203) 397-5751
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon5:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue5:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed5:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu5:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri5:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Besser's Other Office Information

Obstetrics And Gynecology Associates
190 W Broad St Ste G401
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 325-4321

Fax:(203) 327-6790
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


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