Dr. Peter Hester, MD

Dr. Peter Hester, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Hester, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1995 and specializes in sports medicine.Read his story

700 Bob O Link Dr

Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Information

(859) 258-8575

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Hester's Experience

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Dr. Hester's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Hester's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hester "Dr. Hester is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery. He provides services in general orthopedic, shoulder, sports medicine, workers compensation, and surgical procedures. Dr. Hester's professional interests include sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, injuries of the shoulder and knee, shoulder reconstruction and complex knee ligament reconstruction."
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Kentucky Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Hughston Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Kentucky Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hester's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hester to family and friends
4.4
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hester's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Georgetown, KY
Dr. Hester did an outstanding job on my right rotator cuff surgery. I would highly recommend him for any orthopaedic need! Great work!
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in Sadieville, KY
Dr. Hester is very down to earth and very respectful. He likes to joke and keep things relaxed, which immediately puts you at ease. He doesn't believe in surgery without exhausting all other avenues first. I have actually already referred him to someone I work with. If I have another injury, I...more
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I appreciate you sharing your great experience and I'm glad to hear your doing well. We strive to provide our patients with excellent care at Lexington Clinic. Thank you for letting us care for you. -Dr. Peter Hester

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in Nicholasville, KY
Dr. Hester was the most compassionate, caring doctor that we have ever seen. He genuinely cares about his patients. His joy is contagious!
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I appreciate you taking the time to write this review to share your great experience. We work hard to provide our patients with excellent care. Thank you for letting us care for you at Lexington Clinic. -Dr. Peter Hester

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in Lexington, KY
Dr. Hester is a fantastic surgeon. He repaired both of my shoulders. Very good results. Awesome personality.
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in Lexington, KY
Dr. Hester was very concerned and interested in my condition. The initial exam was quite detailed and his assessment was certain. He quickly outlined the continued evaluations needed and scheduled them quickly. Once his diagnosis was confirmed, he explained in great detail the cause and damage...more
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