Dr. Martha Hester, MD

Dr. Martha Hester, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Martha Hester, MD is a family medicine specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in family medicine.

5900 Garners Ferry Rd

Columbia, SC 29209

Contact Information

(803) 695-5450

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Hester's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

213  Conditions Treated

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25  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
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Palmetto Richland Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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She came recommended to me by family members. I have seen her several times. I recently had an experience with she and her nurse that was the worst experience I have EVER had with a doctor. I made the fatal mistake of missing an appointment. Long story short, when I did get in to see her I was...Read More
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Dr Martha as I call her is AWESOME! She always listens and is compassionate. She does not shame you, it is always..let's work on one thing at a time. Note that I am diabetic and former smoker (have stopped) but she never made me feel like I was bad. Her attitude is "why fuss, you are an adult" I...Read More
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I highly recommend you run as far away from this practice as possible. Do not go here.
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I just love her, she sits down, puts her chart away and listens. She is very fast but I don't feel rushed during my visit. She is quick to get to the root of the problem, and sends you to other doctors that I believe she knows and trusts if there is an issue she can not take care of herself. She is...Read More
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Dr. Hester is a very thorough physician with such a compassionate side to her care. She has worked so hard to make sure I have the attention I need, and has gone above and beyond for me several times.
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