Dr. Jerome Hester, MD

Dr. Jerome Hester, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Jerome Hester, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in East Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1989 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.

1900 University Ave Ste 101

East Palo Alto, CA 94303

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Surgery
more than 24% of peers
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
more than 18% of peers
Sinus Surgery
more than 9% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

11  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Stanford University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Stanford University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hester's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hester to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hester's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had a very good experience with Dct. Hester. He was very professional and listened to what I had to say. He explained everything he was doing and why, and was also very friendly. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Hester did a fine job of diagnosing a fungal ear infection (one that had been misdiagnosed by another doctor). This was a very big deal for me because the ear had become quite painful. The right medicine was prescribed and a few days later the problem was resolved. Rave reviews for both Dr....more
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I first met Dr Hester when he saw our daughter for a surgical follow up. His easy, pleasant manner and clear communication impresses me. He doesn't rush and takes the time to answer all our questions. His staff is excellent. My highest recommendation is that I am bringing another of my children to...more
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Great experience with Dr. Hester. I'm a long time sufferer of sinus issues, and for the first time in a long time I've gone a full month without a crippling sinus headache. His Palo Alto office is super convenient too.
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Because he is Excellent, and he change my life, and my daughter's.
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