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Dr. Kathryn Hester, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 42

Dr. Hester

Dr. Kathryn Hester, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 2002 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(817) 542-0402

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Hester's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Raynaud's Disease
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Dr. Hester treats Raynaud's Disease more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Hester treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hester treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Hester treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Limb Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hester treats Limb Pain more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Hester treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Hester's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kathryn Hester, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 2002 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

2002
University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
Medical School
2002

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Dr. Hester's Reviews

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3.3

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Very pleasant and helpful staff. Dr. Hester listens and works with you on your conditions to get you wherever you need to be. I have never had an issue with this office. I have over heard conversations before between patients and the staff and some patients can be very disrespectful when asked to...Read More
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Tracy her desk nurse is the most unprofessional person I have ever spoken to in my life. She refused to honor my referral from my Nuerologist. She proceeded to tell me I needed blood work to see the doctor which I have however I need updated which would be the point in seeing a rheumatologist to...Read More
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Dr Hester is informed, knowledgeable, and conservative in her care, which means she is not pushing meds or treatments for kick-backs of some kind. She is very compassionate, and her staff is also caring, compassionate, and professional. I would highly recommend her.
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I have NEVER dealt with an office that is so inconsiderate, nice but very judemental!! I was told that I I did not have Health Insurance ( even though I did) basically said I was lieing. Since I really needed to see a Rheumatologist, I kept calling back. I was told that Dr. Hester does not do...Read More
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Before seeing Dr Hester, getting out of a chair was a challenge because of oa and ra. With her care and knowledge I am in remission. Dr Hester takes time to explain what tests results are and answers any questions I might have. She and her staff are incredibly friendly and considerate. I would...Read More
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