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About Dr. James Hession

Dr. James Hession, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Springfield, MA. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Hession is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Hession has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

12 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Hession is Excellent. Dr. James Hession has been rated by 12 patients. From those 12 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James Hession is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Chesnut Medical Associates

300 Birnie Ave Ste 102
Springfield, MA 01107
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Dr. James Hession has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James Hession has the following 9 expertise

  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Heart Diseases
  • Vaccination
  • Check-up
  • Heart Failure
  • Heartburn
  • Stroke
  • Physical


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Dr Hession is the best

He has always listened with care and concern, diagnosed the problems and taken action with great results each time. He has respected my wish for privacy when needed, and been discreet He is always kind and has a sense of humor.

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3 phones calls in 24 hours, no call back yet from office staff

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Excellent doctor!

Dr. Hession was my physician for several years and my husband's physican for many years until we relocated away from the area. He is an excellen ...

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Five Stars

Dr. Hession has been my physician for over 20 years. He has always been caring and thorough and I have never felt rushed. He's conservative in his treatment and yet willing to recommend a specialist when he feels it's required.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015)

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

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1982

  • Baystate Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James Hession 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 Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue Select
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Chesnut Medical Associates, 300 Birnie Ave Ste 102, Springfield, MA


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