Dr. Ralph Hester III, MD

Dr. Ralph Hester III, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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53 y/o
(30)

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Dr. Ralph Hester III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Oklahoma City, OK and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Dean A Mcgee Eye Institute

3500 NW 56th St Ste 101

Oklahoma City, OK 73112
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hester III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Hester III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Ok College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University OK Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hester III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hester III's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hester III to family and friends
30 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hester III'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I’ve seen the doctor for years and find him to be excellent but his staff continues to decline and wait times are over an hour past scheduled appointments. I am very sad I may have to loose a doctor I admire due to poor staffing.
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Wait times in office exceed an hour each of two visits. Good doc just sucks at scheduling. If I were an hour late they would cancel my appointment but it does not mater when it is my time wasted. Staff makes errors on the script so you have to do two visits to get it right, and have two pairs of...more
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I paid extra money for additional tests and services. I would not do that again. My right eye is fine but after 31/2 months my left eye is having problems. I am experiencing pain and decrease vision in my left eye. I called the office and was told the earliest I could see Dr. Hester was in 10...more
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