Dr. Willie Hester Jr, MD

Dr. Willie Hester Jr, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Willie Hester Jr, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Mooresville, NC. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

150 Fairview Rd Ste 110

Mooresville, NC 28117

Contact Information

(704) 799-4909

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Hypokalemia
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more than 98% of peers
Hyperkalemia
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more than 94% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hester Jr "Metrolina Nephrology Associates is the region s most recognized and experienced nephrology group. The practice has been on the forefront of the treatment and management of kidney disease for more than 40 years. Composed of 27 nephrologists and 10 nephrology mid-level providers, our practice serves patients from six convenient locations. Our extensive network of physicians and offices allow our practice to deliver care in an atmosphere that is personal, caring and compassionate."

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Cincinnati
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hester Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hester Jr accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hester Jr has admitting privileges

Rutherford Hospital
288 S Ridgecrest Ave
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
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