Matthew Bessom, M.D., joins Summit Medical Group at Deane Hill


Dr. Matthew Bessom has joined Summit Medical Group at Deane Hill as an internal medicine physician. He currently is accepting new patients.

Bessom graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering. He earned his medical degree from Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Greenville Health System University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Prior to joining Summit Medical Group, Bessom served as an internal medicine hospitalist at the Greenville Health System. He is board certified in internal medicine.

Bessom, an Athens, Tennessee native, is excited to return to East Tennessee to practice medicine. He and his wife, a pediatrician, have three children and live in west Knoxville. He enjoys family time, church activities, music, reading, golfing, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Tennessee football.

Summit Medical Group at Deane Hill, located at 7211 Wellington Drive, Suite 201, in Knoxville, is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. For an appointment, call 865-584-5762.