Dr. David Hester, MD

Dr. David Hester, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Hester, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Asheville, NC. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

750 Alliance Ct

Asheville, NC 28806

Contact Information

(828) 670-6812

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Duke U Med Ctr/Duke Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Duke U Med Ctr/Duke Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hester's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hester to family and friends
3.5
based on 15 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hester's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hester accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hester has admitting privileges

Mission Health
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
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