Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD

Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cookeville, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

105 S Willow Ave

Cookeville, TN 38501

Contact Information

(931) 372-7716

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jestus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jestus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jestus

3.9

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
68.57142857142857%
(24)
4 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
3 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25.714285714285715%
(9)

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Dr. Jestus has a nice manner dealing with patients from every walk of life. We are very fortunate to have someone of his expertise in our rural area. I would highly recommend him for any neurosurgical need.
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Cookeville – Dec 27, 2017
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Dr. Jestus is an excellent doctor and showed kindness and compassion. I am so thankful for his words right before surgery. I was very much at ease.
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Barbara Voiles in Jamestown – Oct 18, 2017
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I found Dr. Jestus's style and manner to be outstanding. His skills come across as intuitive knowledge and professionalism. Thank you Dr. Jestus for your care and attention. 05/04/17
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Webster in Monterey – May 05, 2017
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Did a C 6 cervical on me and I was completely satisfied with him.
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Crossville, TN – Feb 24, 2016
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