Dr. Belachew Tessema, MD

Dr. Belachew Tessema, MD

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Dr. Belachew Tessema, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Farmington, CT. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

21 South Rd Ste 112

Farmington, CT 06032

Contact Information

(860) 284-4950

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tessema performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Tessema's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tessema "As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'. Areas of expertise: Acute and Chronic Sinusitis, Nasal Polyps, Sinus and Nasal Tumors, Deviated Septum, Endoscopic Skull Base surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

69  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine Fellowship In Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tessema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tessema's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tessema to family and friends
40 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Tessema's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

I couldn't breathe through my nose, blockage had formed. Previous doctors had failed accurate diagnoses. My new primary recommended Dr. Tessema. Long story short, I'm healed. Tessema's waiting area is neat, comfortable, staff is courteous, professional. Immediately evident was that he's intelligent...more
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Dr. Tessema has been great to work with. Very caring and really listens to my concerns. I finally see the light at the end of the tunnel because of his treatment. Highly recommend him.
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Very professional and thorough in his explanation of the diagnosis. Answered all our questions and was very experienced and gentle in doing the diagnostic procedures
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Professional and very gentle and capable in diagnostic procedures. Explains diagnosis clearly and thoroughly answering all our questions
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Dr. Tessema has complete knowledge of his area of medicine. What makes him special is that he is remarkably compassionate. I was lucky enough to be treated by him while he was still in training. I told him he was going to be the best and I know he is.
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