Dr. Linda Bessert, MD

Dr. Linda Bessert, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
46 y/o
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Dr. Linda Bessert, MD is a family medicine specialist in Wayland, MI and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in family medicine.Read her story

Metro Health Wayland

893 E Superior St

Wayland, MI 49348
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Health Choice, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

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Dr. Bessert's Experience

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Dr. Bessert's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Bessert's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bessert "I grew up seeing my mother work hard to give good, compassionate care to patients. As a physician, I have tried to live up to her example. I believe in working together with patients as a team. I chose family medicine because I enjoy treating patients of all ages. However, I do have a special interest in women’s health care."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bessert "I believe medicine is a team approach. I work with patients to help them take an interest in their care and be involved in their treatment plans. In addition, I strongly believe in preventive care, especially immunizations."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

333  Conditions Treated

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66  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Colposcopy
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Phenylketonuria Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Kalamazoo Center For Med Studies
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Kcms/South Haven Comm Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Providence Fam Prac/Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bessert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bessert's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bessert to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Bessert's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Bessert Says:
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I appreciate all positive and constructive feedback. Your comments let me know how I am doing and help me continue to provide the best care for my patients.

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Patient Comments (5)

When I first started seeing Dr. Bessert many years ago she was very attentive and informative. Something changed either with her taking on too many patients, or the group she is affiliated with. The last attempts to see her, she never even came into the room. I saw a PA, and the multiple times I...more
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My whole family sees Dr. Bessert and she's amazing!! She understands and sympathizes with normal families and experiences. We've never felt rushed by her and she's open to any and all questions. Makes me feel comfortable and cared for as an individual not just a paying patient.
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Good experience and very professional.
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Dr. Bessert has been my and my 100 year old grandmother's dr. for 5+ years. She has a warm nature and had been very competent in treating our ailments. We have had quite a few issues between us. When an issue is beyond her expertise, she is very conscientious about trying to refer us to good...more
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I have been going to Dr. Bessert's office for 3 years now. I've been able to see her once in those 3 years. She is never available and I always have to see a different PA in the office. I am not happy with that office. Following up with the doctor is pointless because they just have the MAs follow...more
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