Dr. Robert J. Esther, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 45

101 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Dr. Esther:

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Dr. Esther's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Esther's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Esther Performs

  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Esther Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University of North Carolina Hospital
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Esther

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UNC Healthcare Orthopedics
UNC Healthcare Orthopedics
101 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Esther's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Replacement
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Esther

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • 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.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Esther & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Esther's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at University of North Carolina Hospital where Dr. Esther has admitting privileges:

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    • University of North Carolina Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Esther

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Esther to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Esther's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Esther
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Esther accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    UNC Healthcare Orthopedics
    101 Mason Farm Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    (919) 962-6637 (Office)
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