Dr. Bill Bekemeyer

William B. Bekemeyer, Jr., MD

Internal Medicine/Pulmonology



Specialty Interests
Critical Care Medicine


Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Tennessee Hospitals, Memphis, TN
Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Regional Medical Center, Memphis, TN
Internship at the University of Tennessee Regional Medical Center, Memphis, TN
M.D. from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, Memphis, TN
B.S. from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, Memphis, TN (Magna Cum Laude)

Board Certification 

American Board of Internal Medicine 1980-Indefinitely
American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonology Disease 1984-Indefinitely
American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine 1987-2007

Research Trials

Principal Investigator

Aquavan 0524


Bekemeyer WB, Pinstein ML. Neurogenic pulmonary edema: new concepts of an old disorder. South Med J. 1989 Mar;82(3):380-3. Review.

Brown RO, Bradley JE, Bekemeyer WB, Luther RW. Effect of albumin supplementation during parenteral nutrition on hospital morbidity. Crit Care Med. 1988 Dec;16(12):1177-82.

Cupit GC, Self TH, Bekemeyer WB. The effect of pneumococcal vaccine on the disposition of theophylline. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 1988;34(5):505-7.

Baciewicz AM, Self TH, Bekemeyer WB. Update on rifampin drug interactions. Arch Intern Med. 1987 Mar;147(3):565-8.

Bekemeyer WB Jr. Clostridial infections of the lungs and pleura. South Med J. 1986 Nov;79(11):1393-7.

Bekemeyer WB, Crapo RO, Calhoon S, Cannon CY, Clayton PD. Efficacy of chest radiography in a respiratory intensive care unit. A prospective study. Chest. 1985 Nov;88(5):691-6.

Bekemeyer WB, Zimmerman GA. Life-threatening complications associated with Bacillus cereus pneumonia. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1985 Mar;131(3):466-9.