Dr. Joel Bessoff, MD

Dr. Joel Bessoff, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(1)
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Dr. Joel Bessoff, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in gastroenterology.

880 Madison Ave Fl 2

Memphis, TN 38103

Contact Information

(901) 545-8311

Insurance Accepted

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Diverticulosis, Intestinal
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more than 13% of peers
Gastroenterology Procedures
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more than 12% of peers
Benign Tumor
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more than 9% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Hartford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • West Haven Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Hartford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bessoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bessoff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bessoff to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 3
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Dr. Bessoff'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

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Dr. Bessoff accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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