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Basil R. Besh, M.D. is the medical director of the FORM Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute. This hand center of excellence is a medical practice that focuses on treatment of hand, wrist, forearm and elbow conditions for patients of all ages and activity levels.

Features of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow Institute:

  • Experts & Quality: Board Certified Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon with a Sub Specialty Certificate in Hand Surgery, Certified Hand Therapists
  • Technology: Onsite digital Xray and MRI, Computers in exam rooms as educational aids, Wi-Fi while you wait
  • Service: Patient Centered Staff, Individual waiting area, Access to other experts such as in Sports Medicine, Spine, Pain Management & Podiatry

Meet Dr. Besh

hand doctor san FranciscoBasil R. Besh, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist & elbow conditions.

Dr. Besh has this simple reminder: "We often take our hands for granted until something goes wrong. Our hands are essential for all of our activities, including activities of daily living, work, and recreation."

Dr. Besh is one of a few Silicon Valley hand surgeons that is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

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Congratulations to Dr. Basil Besh who received the Vitals 2013 Compassionate Doctor Award.

This prestigious honor is only given to the top 3% of the 870,000 active physicians in the United States.

Dr. Besh Helps Build Playground with AAOS in New Orleans

FORM Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute's own Dr. Basil Besh was in New Orleans in March to participate in the 15th annual Safe and Accessible Playground Build. Learn more about the event.

2014 Safe and Accessible Playground from AAOS PR on Vimeo.