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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 50

105 S Willow Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
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Dr. Jestus' Experience

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Dr. Jestus' Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Jestus Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Jestus Treats

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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Cookeville Regional Medical Center
1 Medical Center Blvd
Cookeville, TN 38501
Cumberland Medical Center
421 S Main St
Crossville, TN 38555

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Tier One Neurosurgery
Cookeville
105 S Willow Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
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    Dr. Jestus' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Stereotaxis
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
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    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
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    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Torticollis
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Jestus

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Clinic
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jestus & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Jestus' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Cookeville Regional Medical Center

    • Cumberland Medical Center

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
    • 39 Star Ratings
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    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jestus to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    39 responses

    Dr. Jestus' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.6 out of 5

    39 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    39 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    39 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    36 responses

    Experience with Dr. Jestus

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    39 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    39 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.6 out of 5

    39 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    39 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Tier One Neurosurgery
    Cookeville
    105 S Willow Ave
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 372-7716 (Office)
    (888) 990-1227 (Fax)
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