Dr. Joseph Hester, MD

Dr. Joseph Hester, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Hester, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Richmond, IN. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

1350 Chester Blvd # A

Richmond, IN 47374

Contact Information

(765) 935-8914

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Dr. Hester's Experience

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Dr. Hester's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
0

Board Certifications

Dr. Hester does not have any board certifications listed.

193

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Good Samaritan Hospital & Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Good Samaritan Hospital & Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hester has no awards or honors listed.

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
2.9
based on 23 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Hester's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Liberty, IN |
I have found Dr. Hester to be a very caring and attentive professional who listens and prescribes appropriate treatment. Well satisfied with his care.
in Richmond, IN |
I thought he was a very caring and understanding person and really focused on my concerns, but when one of his staff members reeked of cigarette smoke and was rude, I just said I won't go back. I've been working very hard in the past year concentrating on my health and eating healthier to where I lost 142 lbs, so I don't know if I can put my trust in someone who allows his staff not to care about theirs. Nothing personal against his profession or him in general but, come on.
I'm sorry that you did not have a good experience. I can assure you that nobody in my staff smokes and if the room smelled of smoke, it was from the previous patient and at times, no amount of room spray can get that smell out in a timely fashion. Again, I do apologize for your unsatisfactory experience and I wish you luck with continued healthy lifestyle changes.
in Richmond, IN |
I have found Dr. Hester to be a friendly, caring medical professional whom schedules appropriate tests, listens to and addresses my concerns and care preferences and offers helpful advice and plans of action. I have highly recommended Dr. Hester to other family members and friends.
in Richmond, IN |
I have found Dr. Hester to be a very professional, caring, and attentive physician. He listens well to your problems and he spends much time and making sure you understand his answers. I would highly recommend Dr. Hester without reservations to anyone seeking a professional physician.
Over and over again explains everything i need to know about my healthcare
in Richmond, IN |
I have found him not to be people person. Don't expect any conversation with him. If you do have one, you can expect him to raise his voice and be completely rude.He never addressed my problems.or concerns. Never walk in front of him, expect immediate rage. I wasn't aware i had walked in front of him as i came out of patient room. He said i did. For whatever reason, this made him extremely angry. I hope i am never subjected to this kind of behavior by anyone.Never been treated poorly in my life
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Dr. Hester accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hester has admitting privileges

Reid Health
1100 Reid Pkwy
Richmond, IN 47374
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