Dr. Matthew Bessom, MD

Dr. Matthew Bessom, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(7)
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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

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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
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

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

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Yeast Infections

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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)
  • HIV Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Herpes Simplex 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.

Education

  • 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
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Bessom'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 (6)

in Knoxville, TN |
Dr. Bessom listens to all my concerns, always is interested in my well being. i appreciate his compassion for his patients. He seems very dedicated to achieving the best results for his patients.
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Dr. Bessom has provided me with an extremely rare combination of care: both compassionate and exemplary in quality. Being a healthcare provider myself, my standards and expectations are abnormally high. Dr. Bessom not only meets them but has repeatedly exceeded them. I recommend and refer others to...more
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Dr. Bessom is a great physician ! He listens to you with great importance to your health and well being . He is really concerned about your health & greatly knowledgeable about the medicine & recomendations ! Through diagnosing & testing he found the blockages of my Arteries & helped with...more
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Dr. Bessom is knowledgeable, kind, and gentle. He LISTENS to his patients to ensure he understands and addresses their concerns; explaining things very clearly. He really cares about his patients. We face major health issues, and Dr. Bessom has been extremely compassionate, responsive, and...more
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in Knoxville, TN |
Dr. Besson is a great physician full of competence, caring and compassion. He asks questions, and wants his patients to ask questions about their health. He has been the physician my wife and I have seen since he came to Knoxville. I have also referred my sister to him.
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Dr. Bessom accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
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