Gail Besner, MD

Gail Besner, MD

General Surgery Columbus, OH

Professor of Surgery, Ohio State University

Office Address

Office Map
  • 555 S 18th St
    Nationwide Children's Hospital, Dept Pediatric Surgery
    Columbus, OH 43205
    Phone: (614) 722-3900
    Fax: (614) 293-3903


  • Dr. Gail Besner, MD is a board certified general surgeon in Columbus, Ohio. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Ohio. She is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital, Ohio State University Hospital, and Select Specialty Hospital.

Dr. Besner's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Dr. Besner's Education & Medical Training

  • University At BuffaloUniversity At BuffaloFellowship, Pediatric Surgery
  • Children's Hospital, BostonChildren's Hospital, BostonFellowship, Pediatric Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • U of Cincinnati Coll of MedUniversity of Cincinnati College of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Besner's Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1991 - 2015
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of SurgeryPediatric Surgery
  • American Board of SurgerySurgical Critical Care

Dr. Besner's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons

Dr. Besner's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Grant Support

  • HB-EGF Therapy For Necrotizing EntercolitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2007 - 2011
  • Role Of NO And Endothelin In Human NECNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2006 - 2007
  • HB-EGF And Intestinal Ischemia/ReperfusionNational Institute Of General Medical Sciences
    2002 - 2011
  • Structural And Functional Studies Of Heparin-Binding EGFNational Institute Of General Medical Sciences
    1995 - 1999

Dr. Besner's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Alternate Names

  • Dr. Gail Besner, Dr. Gail Besner, MD, Dr. G Besner, Dr. Gail E. Besner

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