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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Jestus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jestus treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Jestus treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jestus treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Jestus treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jestus treats Spinal Stenosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Jestus treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Jestus' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Jestus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jestus

3.8

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(24)
4 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
3 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
27.77777777777778%
(10)

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snotty comment that "You are dying of cancer, take the hydrocodone" is enough to convince me I used the wrong doctor. I am living with cancer and in remission. thanks for caring.
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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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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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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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Did a C 6 cervical on me and I was completely satisfied with him.
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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