Dr. Ray Hester, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 78

345 23rd Ave N Ste 420
Nashville, TN 37203
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Dr. Hester's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Dr. Hester Treats

  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
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    Dr. Hester's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    Procedures Dr. Hester Performs

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    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Stroke
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    Background Check for Dr. Hester

    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

    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1963

    Internship Hospital

    Vanderbilt Hospital
    Complete in 1964

    Residency Hospital

    Vanderbilt Hospital
    Complete in 1965
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hester & Staff

    • English
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    345 23rd Ave N Ste 420
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 986-1256 (Office)
    (615) 383-1344 (Fax)
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    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Hester
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Hester
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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    City, State:
    Email: *
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