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Samuel Hester, MD

Dr. Hester is an internal medicine doctor in the Asheville area. He is affiliated with Mission Hospitals /Memorial Campus and 4 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
88 doctors
Top 15%
88 doctors
Top 5%
44 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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65 doctors
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65 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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88 doctors
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88 doctors
Top 5%
43 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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15 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more encephalopathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
22 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more acute renal failure patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
24 doctors
Top 15%
24 doctors
Top 5%
12 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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80 doctors
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80 doctors
Top 5%
39 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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67 doctors
Top 15%
68 doctors
Top 5%
33 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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75 doctors
Top 15%
75 doctors
Top 5%
37 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more diabetes patients than 85% 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.
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96 doctors
Top 15%
96 doctors
Top 5%
47 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%
68 doctors
Top 15%
68 doctors
Top 5%
33 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%
49 doctors
Top 15%
49 doctors
Top 5%
24 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
17 doctors
Top 15%
17 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more sepsis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
6 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.
Top 25%
47 doctors
Top 15%
47 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
2 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%
6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
2 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%
14 doctors
Top 15%
13 doctors
Top 5%
6 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%
8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
3 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%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 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%
43 doctors
Top 15%
43 doctors
Top 5%
21 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more heart failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 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%
42 doctors
Top 15%
41 doctors
Top 5%
20 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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9 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more atrial flutter patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
33 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more fainting patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
44 doctors
Top 15%
44 doctors
Top 5%
21 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more pneumonia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
16 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
7 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%
33 doctors
Top 15%
32 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more chronic bronchitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
13 doctors
Top 15%
13 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Hester saw more pancreatitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Asheville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Locations

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

Mission St Joseph's Hospital
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
367 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.

  • Mission Hospitals /Memorial Campus
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • The McDowell Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Harris Regional Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • 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