Dr. Matthew Bessom, MD

Dr. Matthew Bessom, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Matthew Bessom, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from East Tennessee State University / Quillen College Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in internal medicine.

7211 Wellington Dr

Knoxville, TN 37919

Contact Information

(865) 584-5762

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Bessom's Experience

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

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

195  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hearing Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • East Tennessee State University / Quillen College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Greenville Hospital Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bessom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bessom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bessom to family and friends
15 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Bessom's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Bessom is friendly, knowledgable, and a great doctor. The support staff at Summit Hill is also great.
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Dr. Bessom is the first doctor that I’ve ever felt actually takes the time to listen to my concerns about my health. He has helped me get control of my migraines by starting me on vitamin supplements instead of medication. He has a genuine concern for his patients and takes pride in doing what he...more
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Left in tears due to lack of exam of affected area after being there for 3rd time for treatment of same problem with 3 rd different prescription. Also told I had too many questions for appt.
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Dr.Bessom is a very caring doctor. He does not brush off your symptoms and will not rest till he gets to the bottom of an issue. He found something that I would not even think of by paying attention to my worries. I highly recommend him for your medical needs. He spends a long time with the...more
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Dr. Bessom was selected by our previous family doctor to take over his practice when he retired.. Dr. Bessom has treated me, my husband and my mother. He is patient, thorough, humble and skilled. One example is that my husband would not report some GI symptoms but Dr. Bessom respected my...more
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