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Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.8 (42)
Map Pin Small Cookeville, TN
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD

Dr. Joseph Jestus, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Cookeville, TN. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Cumberland Medical Center, Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Livingston Regional Hospital. Dr. Jestus, completed a residency at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Jestus an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Jestus works at Practice in Cookeville, TN with other offices in Crossville, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Jestus' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tier 1 Neurosurgery
    105 S Willow Ave Ste 200, Cookeville, TN 38501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (931) 372-7716
  2. 2
    Cookeville Regional Medical Center
    1 Medical Center Blvd, Cookeville, TN 38501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (931) 372-7716
  3. 3
    Upper Cumberland Orthopedic Surgery
    105 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (931) 526-9518
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  4. 4
    Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics A Division of Toa
    35 Taylor Ave, Crossville, TN 38555 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (931) 526-9518
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Cumberland Medical Center
  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Livingston Regional Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Broken Neck
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Radiculopathy
Back Pain
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Abscess
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Neuroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Vertebral Column Tumors
Whiplash
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotaxis
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    3.8
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    Based on 42 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1265411151
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Jestus has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Jestus on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    42 patients have reviewed Dr. Jestus. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Jestus.

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