Dr. Vicki Folsom, DO

General Medical PracticeFemaleAge 53

General Medical Practice

Dr. Vicki Folsom, DO is a General Medical Practice Specialist in Benton, TN and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from DES MOINES UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED & SURG medical school in 1998. She is affiliated with medical facilities CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga and Tennova Healthcare-cleveland. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Vicki Folsom, DO

Benton Family Health Care Center

6784 HIGHWAY 411 Benton, TN 37307 ()
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Dr. Folsom's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Aneurysm
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervicitis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Screening
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Folsom's Reviews

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3.8

Based on 5 ratings

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From the time that I entered the office (Linda) was there to greet me with a warm welcome then Peyton and Sharon proceeded with the above excellence of care and compassion! Dr. Folsom is the warmest, most caring and compassionate doctor, her bedside manner as well as her easy way of explaining my illness and the medication I was prescribed. Easy to make appt. very thorough. I recommend this office/physician to family/friends!!!! I moved from SC they have made the transition very comfortabl
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Cathy Fagan in Cleveland, TN – Apr 22, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Each patient is educated in all aspects of their illness so they are able to make involved decisions about their treatment plan.

Dr. Folsom...
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Biography

Professional Education:

University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA

Post-Graduate Training:
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Specialties

  • General Medical Practice
  • Adult Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Family Medicine
  • Female Adolescent Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Pediatric Integrative Medicine
  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health Medicine
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Education

2000
University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
1998
DES MOINES UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED & SURG
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Folsom frequently treats Obesity, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Folsom treats.

Where is Dr. Vicki Folsom, DO's office located?

Dr. Folsom's office is located at 6784 HIGHWAY 411, Benton, TN 37307. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

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Benton Family Health Care Center6784 HIGHWAY 411 Benton, TN 37307
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Elijahs Dream Compassionate Care134 Creekside Dr Ste 1 Ocoee, TN 37361
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CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

81% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Tennova Healthcare-cleveland

Cleveland, TN

56% Patients that would definitely recommend, 14% lower than the national average