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Dr. Joel Bessmer


Private Healthcare Services

  • Focus on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases – even rare and complex chronic illnesses
  • Provide primary care to patients from teens to aging adults
  • Supervise care in hospital settings
  • Develop personal wellness plans focused on preventive medicine
  • State of the art detection of life-threatening skin cancers.

Medical Education

  • Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1993 
  • Internship: University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1994 
  • Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Chief Resident, 1996 
  • Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine 


About Dr. Joel Bessmer

A native of Plainview, Nebraska, Dr. Bessmer is passionate about providing the highest quality of healthcare to the Nebraska community. After completing his medical education, he joined the UNMC faculty in 1997, serving as associate professor of internal medicine, associate director of the internal medicine residency program, co-director of the UNMC medicine/pediatrics residency program, and medical director for UNMC Physicians Turner Park Clinic and Baker Place Clinic.

While at UNMC, he led the creation of the Personal Service Medical Program, the first model of concierge medicine in the city. In 2010, this program became Members.MD. In 2022, Members.MD is now Omaha’s premier, independent concierge medicine practice. Here, Dr. Bessmer and his team provide unprecedented care and significantly improve the quality of his patients’ lives. Dr. Bessmer serves as the Medical Director of the practice as well and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.