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Samuel Hester, MD

Dr. Hester is an internal medicine doctor in the Asheville area. He is affiliated with Harris Regional Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
98 doctors
Top 15%
97 doctors
Top 5%
48 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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72 doctors
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72 doctors
Top 5%
36 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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97 doctors
Top 15%
96 doctors
Top 5%
48 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
18 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Hester saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
26 doctors
Top 15%
25 doctors
Top 5%
12 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more acute renal failure patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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28 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more kidney failure patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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87 doctors
Top 15%
87 doctors
Top 5%
43 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
1 doctor
Top 5%
Dr. Hester saw bilirubin excretion disorder patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
75 doctors
Top 15%
75 doctors
Top 5%
37 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more lung condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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85 doctors
Top 15%
85 doctors
Top 5%
42 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
105 doctors
Top 15%
106 doctors
Top 5%
52 doctors
Dr. Hester saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
77 doctors
Top 15%
78 doctors
Top 5%
38 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
56 doctors
Top 15%
56 doctors
Top 5%
27 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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21 doctors
Top 15%
20 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more sepsis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more angina patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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52 doctors
Top 15%
52 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Hester saw schizoaffective disorder patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Hester saw hepatic encephalopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
16 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Hester saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
9 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Hester saw cholecystitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
49 doctors
Top 15%
49 doctors
Top 5%
24 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more heart failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Hester saw femur fracture patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
46 doctors
Top 15%
46 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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7 doctors
Top 15%
7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Hester saw endocarditis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
12 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more atrial flutter patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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38 doctors
Top 15%
38 doctors
Top 5%
19 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more fainting patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
48 doctors
Top 15%
48 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more pneumonia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
38 doctors
Top 15%
37 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more chronic bronchitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
20 doctors
Top 15%
20 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Hester saw drug abuse patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
16 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Hester saw pancreatitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Asheville area. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Hester sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Mission Hospitals /Memorial Campus
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
367 miles away
Caldwell Memorial
322 Mulberry St SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
310 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals Program
    RESIDENCY
  • West Virginia University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2008

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Hester is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Harris Regional Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Mission Hospitals /Memorial Campus
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Angel Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management