Dr. Stanley Besser | a Sharp-affiliated Occupational Medicine Doctor in San Diego
Dr. Stanley Besser

Dr. Stanley Besser

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  • Occupational Medicine (Board Certified)
  • Sports Medicine

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

My philosophy is to provide comprehensive and compassionate medical care.



My philosophy and training has always been oriented to provide comprehensive and compassionate medical care. I have affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group to enhance my ability to provide the highest possible quality of medical care and service to all of my patients.

In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, tennis, gardening, photography and travel.

Biographical Details

Age: 57
In practice since: 1984
Gender: Male

Medical Group


  • Medical School: University of Toronto
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto)
  • Residency: Toronto General Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

Sharp Rees-Stealy accepts almost all insurance plans. If your plan is not listed below, please call your insurance provider to verify coverage.

  • Aetna
    Aetna PPOs, Elect Choice EPO, Health Fund PPO, HMO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Open Choice PPO, QPOS POS, Select Choice HMO, Traditional Choice PPO, US Access POS, Value Network HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Anthem Blue Cross PPOs, California HMO, EPO, Multi State Plan EPO, Multi State Plan EPO, Plus POS, Power Select HMO, Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Shield
    HMO, POS, PPOs
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
    For Life
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
    Flexcare POS, HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
  • Coventry Healthcare
  • Covered CA
    Anthem Bronze EPO, Anthem Gold EPO, Anthem Gold HMO, Anthem Platinum EPO, Anthem Platinum HMO, Anthem Silver EPO, Anthem Silver HMO, Health Net Bronze PPO, Sharp Health Plan Bronze HMO, Sharp Health Plan Gold HMO, Sharp Health Plan Platinum HMO, Sharp Health Plan Silver HMO
  • Health Net
    Elect POS, HMO, PPOs, Select POS, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO
  • Healthsmart
  • Medicare
    Assignment, Sharp Pioneer ACO, UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Choice HMO, Performance HMO, Premier HMO, Value HMO
  • United Healthcare
    Signature Freedom, Signature Independence, Signature Options PPO, Signature Value EPO, Signature Value HMO, Signature Value POS, United Healthcare PPOs
  • VEBA
    Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO

All affiliated physicians referred by Sharp HealthCare are in good standing with a Sharp hospital or medical group and pay no fees to be included in this service. Physicians are not employees or agents of Sharp HealthCare. Selection is based on your particular needs. Learn more about how doctors are included in this service and the information displayed here.

Treatments & Conditions

  • ACL Tear
  • Back Evaluation/Treatment
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Ergonomic Consulting
  • Foot Problems
  • Fracture Management
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Headache
  • Injury Prevention/Rehabilitation
  • Knee Pain
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Medical Surveillance Exams
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Occupational/Industrial Medicine
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon Repair
  • Travel Consultation/Immunizations
  • Work Injury Treatment

Practice Features

  • Lab on Premises
  • Qualified Medical Examiner
  • Second Opinions
  • Walk-in Appointments
  • X-Ray on Premises

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Choosing a new primary care doctor is done through your insurance company. Call the number on the front or back of your card and tell the representative that you would like to change your PCP.

Sample Insurance Card

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  • Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
    Phone: 858-526-6150
    10243 Genetic Center Drive
    San Diego, CA 92121
  • Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
    Phone: 858-309-3160
    2600 Via De La Valle, 200
    Del Mar, CA 92014

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