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Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Jestus

Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cookeville, TN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(931) 372-7716

Dr. Jestus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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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
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • 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
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • 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 28 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 39 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(26)
4 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
3 Stars
5.128205128205129%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25.641025641025642%
(10)

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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Jestus has performed successful surgery on my back. He always listens to me he cares.
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Although I have great confidence in Dr. Jestus... His staff can be very rude. My personal experience as a patient several years ago. And now with my partner. I'm sorry but there is no place for this kind of rudeness
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Dr. Jestus has preformed 2 surgeries on me. 2003 C 5/6 and C 6/7. 2011 L5. Both went perfect and I am still doing wonderful. Those surgeries were like a miracle for me. I highly recommend him.
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I chose him because he did a complicated surgery on a friend of mine who could hardly walk. She and I are both in the medical field so I took her recommendation seriously. I saw him twice and found that he was not wanting to jump right into surgery which made me feel confident. I just had...Read More
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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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