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Specializes in Dermatopathology • Female • Age 57

2320 High St
Blue Island, IL 60406
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Dr. Jester's Experience

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Dr. Jester's Specialties

  • Dermatopathology

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Hospital Quality

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Palos Community Hospital
12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Silver Cross Hospital
1900 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox, IL 60451

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jester

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Pronger Smith Medical Care
Pronger Smith Medical Care
2320 High St
Blue Island, IL 60406
Pronger Smith Medical Care
17495 La Grange Rd
Tinley Park, IL 60487
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    Dr. Jester's Experience

    Specialties

    • Dermatopathology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
    • Dermatopathology
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    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Destruction of Penile Lesion
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Skin Tag Removal
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    • Acne
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Boil (incl. Carbuncle)
    • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
    • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
    • Cellulitis
    • Cold Sore
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
    • Dry Skin
    • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
    • Erythema Multiforme
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Folliculitis
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Genital Herpes
    • Genital Warts
    • Granuloma of Skin
    • Hair Loss
    • Herpes Simplex Infection
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hives
    • Impetigo
    • Intertrigo
    • Itchy Skin
    • Jock Itch
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    • Keloid Scar
    • Leg and Foot Ulcers
    • Lichen Planus
    • Lipomas
    • Melanoma
    • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
    • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
    • Parapsoriasis
    • Pemphigoid
    • Pemphigus
    • Pityriasis Rosea
    • Plant Poisoning (Non-Food)
    • Plantar Wart
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Scabies
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Shingles
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Discoloration
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Telogen Effluvium
    • Third-Degree Burns
    • Tinea Versicolor
    • Varicose Veins
    • Warts
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    Background Check for Dr. Jester

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

    Duke University
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    University Al

    Residency Hospital

    University Co

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Co
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jester & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Jester's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Jester has admitting privileges:

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    • Metrosouth Medical Center

    • Palos Community Hospital

    • Silver Cross Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jester

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.2
    • 9 Star Ratings
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    2.2 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jester to family and friends

    2.2 out of 5

    9 responses

    Dr. Jester's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    9 responses

    Experience with Dr. Jester

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.3 out of 5

    9 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Jester accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
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    Office Locations

    A
    Pronger Smith Medical Care
    2320 High St
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    (708) 388-5500 (Office)
    B
    Pronger Smith Medical Care
    17495 La Grange Rd
    Tinley Park, IL 60487
    (708) 226-7000 (Office)
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