Team Besh at the HBCF Walk
Team Besh loves being involved in the community. In support of the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation, the team got out early with family and friends to support this great cause at their 17th annual 5K/10K Walk/Run on September 24, 2016.
Dr. Besh’s expertise quoted on CNBC
Think your day was bad? Mark Zuckerberg is working with a broken arm
You won’t see a cast on his arm, but Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently has a broken arm. Not that it’s stopping him from, say, running marathons whenever he wants…
Read the full article, (June 15, 2016) which quotes Dr. Besh.
Dr. Besh’s expertise quoted in AAOS series of articles covering online reputation management
Managing Your Online Reputation
“Online reputation management is becoming more important in our lives as orthopaedic surgeons,” Basil R. Besh, MD, told attendees at the Board of Councilors Board of Specialty Societies Fall Meeting. “My online reputation is vital to the success and the future of my practice.”
Managing Your Reputation in a Digital World
In a survey that asked people to name the types of businesses and service providers for which “reputation” matters the most in making a choice, physicians (and dentists) topped the list along with restaurants, noted Basil R. Besh, MD, a hand, wrist, and elbow surgeon practicing in Fremont, Calif. Today, he explained, 80 percent of Americans read reviews online before selecting a physician.
The Value of Social Media for Orthopaedic Surgeons
“Social media isn’t going away,” said Basil R. Besh, MD, who moderated the symposium, “Role of Social Media in Orthopaedic Practice,” during the AAOS Fall Meeting last month. “It’s an incredibly powerful tool that physicians can use to directly engage with patients and the public to enhance their brands, images, and reputations.”
Dr. Besh’s expertise quoted on WebMD
Hoverboard Injuries, Fires on Rise
Basil Besh, MD, a spokesman for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, says doctors are seeing more trauma injuries related to hoverboards. Riders need to have good balance on the devices, which generally don’t have a handle. The faster riders go, the higher the injury risk, Besh says. The devices can go up to 12 miles per hour.
Read the full article, which quotes Dr. Besh.
Dr. Besh Receives 2013 Compassionate Doctor Award
Congratulations to our own 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 commented, “This is quite an honor for me. I am very pleased to have been selected and grateful to my patients who went out of their way to rate me and give me positive reviews.” This award is given to the doctors with the highest review in the category of bedside manner on Vitals.com.
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, 2014 to participate in the 15th annual Safe and Accessible Playground Build. The event was held on Tuesday, March 11th where Dr. Besh and other surgeons helped to build a safe playground for the children of Arthur Ashe Charter School. After Hurricane Katrina, the school was closed as necessary repairs were made due to the destruction from the storm. Now 7 years later, the over 400 students will be moved to a new location. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and other partners were part of this amazing event to help build the school playground and support the restoration of the New Orleans community. When asked by the AAOS why he builds playgrounds, Dr. Besh stated, “No man stands taller than when he stoops down to help a child.”
Dr. Besh Featured on National Radio Show
The doctor is in! Dr. Besh was recently featured on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio show on channel 81. Dr. Besh was interviewed for their September 23, 2013 Orthopaedics program. He also took callers and answered their health questions regarding hand and upper extremity concerns. Doctor Radio was started by a group of NYU doctors in 2008 and features a variety of health topics including addressing health concerns of listeners who call in to the show.
Avvo Rates the East Bay’s Best Doctors
Dr. Besh rated by Avvo as one of the East Bay’s Best Doctors, as featured in Oakland Magazine
Dr. Besh of Fremont, CA has been named a Patients’ Choice Award Winner for 2012
October 11, 2012
Dr. Besh is among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients’ Choice Award this year