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About Dr. Gideon Besson

Dr. Gideon Besson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Shelby, NC. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Besson is affiliated with Cleveland Regional Medical Center. Dr. Besson has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gideon Besson is Great. Dr. Gideon Besson has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gideon Besson is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Shelby Medical Associates Pa

711 N Dekalb St
Shelby, NC 28150
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Specialties

Dr. Gideon Besson has the following 2 specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Chest Infection
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia

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Reviews

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One Star

Seemed uninterested in treating me! Unfriendly. Sent nurse practitioner in last visit to talk to me.

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Excellence

Dr. Besson is my Dr. and I wouldn’t change him for anything. He always is there for me and listens well to what I have to say. Other Doctors diagnosed me with Lupus and Besson and his team found out that was not the case! I was being treated for years thinking I had Lupus! Crazy! This Dr. takes lots of time to listen and diagnose you appropriately! Thank you Dr. Besson!

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Great Doctor

I have been a patient for many years and have always found Dr Besson to be attentive to any concerns I have and explain the options I have to treat my situation . He is old enough to have a lot of experience but young enough to continue to treat me for many years to come (I hope).

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Besson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Beth Israel Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gideon Besson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 1
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Shelby Medical Associates Pa, 711 N Dekalb St, Shelby, NC

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