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Joy Darlene Jester, MD

Philosophy of Care

Helping patients to understand is the first step in helping them to help themselves.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.4
Based on 355 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Dermatology
    • Years in Practice: 31


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Dermapathology
    • Dermatology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and dermatopathology


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Saltwater aquariums, gardening, opera and karaoke


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Duke University School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/1984
    Degree MD

    INTERNSHIPS
    School University of Alabama at Birmingham

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Colorado
    Title Resident in Dermatology

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Colorado
    Specialty Dermatopathology

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Dermatolgy
    • Chicago Dermatologic Society
  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Immunodermatology Research Fellowship (1988-1989)


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.4
    Based on 355 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    352 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.4
    349 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.5
    350 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.5
    345 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.5
    349 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.3
    349 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.5
    346 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.4
    349 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.4
    348 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.3
    345 ratings


    Comments (27)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    May 16, 2019
    seriously, everything was wonderful. it was my first visit with Dr. Jester and I felt great about how nicely it went.   
    5.0
    Apr 16, 2019
    This was my first experience with Dr Jester and her staff. It was a good experience.  
    4.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    great  
    4.6
    Apr 10, 2019
    She's a keeper.  
    4.9
    Apr 08, 2019
    very professional but makes you feel very comfortable!  
    5.0
    Apr 08, 2019
    all good  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    I am glad I found Dr. Jester  
    4.8
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr. Jester listened very carefully to my concerns. She provided direction and options for care. She is very personable.  
    5.0
    Mar 04, 2019
    *Dr. Jester is very knowledgeable and explained why she was giving me the medication.  
    5.0
    Feb 27, 2019
    Dr. Jester is the only dermatologist that has found a solution to my skin issue that works! I appreciate the fact that she never gave up and tried everything til we finally found the treatment See more  
    5.0
    Feb 24, 2019
    Dr. Jester is a wonderful doctor. Her explanation of condition and treatment is clear and understanding. She has a great bedside manner and a sence of humor. I would highly recommend her.  
    4.8
    Jan 07, 2019
    My care provider *Dr. Naghele is the best.  
    4.9
    Dec 27, 2018
    Dr. Jester and her assistants were extremely professional without question.  
    2.1
    Dec 18, 2018
    Dr. Jester just has a bad attitude.   
    2.0
    Dec 18, 2018
    Dr. Jester is always in such a hurry to get through appointments that each visit feels like a waste of time and money. She is unfortunately the only dermatologist in the office  
    5.0
    Dec 04, 2018
    The doctor allowed me into the decision on treatment options.  
    5.0
    Nov 27, 2018
    I feel confident Dr. Jester will be able to help me in the future were any concerns to arise. I will be able to ask her any of my concerns. She encouraged me to call See more  
    4.4
    Sep 05, 2018
    For my issues she is good.   
    1.5
    Aug 26, 2018
    Dr Jester spent very little time in the room.   
    2.4
    Aug 25, 2018
    I FELT LIKE i WAS INTERUPTING HER DAY AND THAT SHE HAD SOME WHERE ELSE TO BE. SHE MADE ME FEEL LIKE MY CONCERNS WHERE UNWARENTED. I WILL BE LOOKING FOR ANOTHER DERMO   
    2.0
    Aug 22, 2018
    was in and out in 5 minutes. the doctor prescribed 3 different ointments and never explained any of them. I had another medical concern I wanted to bring up and she already left the room.   
    2.1
    Aug 20, 2018
    I left with no more information than I had when I came. No diagnosis or if there is a way I could get one.  
    5.0
    Aug 15, 2018
    Have Always been Very Happy with Dr. Jester  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2018
    Did not explain medication she ordered  
    4.9
    Aug 09, 2018
    Dr. Jestor is the Best!  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2018
    *Dr. Jester is a true professional.  
    0.8
    Jun 27, 2018
    terrible  
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