Stephen Koesters

Stephen Koesters, MD

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

4.9 out of 5
  • 165 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 68 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

  • Accepting newborns only
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Diabetes Mellitus

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location.

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
8/1/1994 - 6/30/1998


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/1998 - 6/30/1999


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/1999 - 6/30/2002

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

165 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Apr 04, 2022

    Dr. Koesters is amazing. He is knowledgeable, empathetic and an excellent primary care doctor for my children AND me. # med peds.

  • Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

    Dr. Koesters is the best. I think we have been going to him for 10 years. He always listens and is a partner in my health.

  • Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

    Stephen Koesters is an incredible physician.

  • Reviewed on Mar 13, 2022

    Dr. Koesters is exceptional in professional bed-side manner- explaining conditions (diabetes) and other general health information, taking time to answer questions, referring to clinal studies in layman's terms. I am comfortable in talking to him and trust his expertise. Appointments are on time and I do not feel rushed In getting answers to questions In a thorough, thoughtful manner. His input is motivating in encouraging a healthy lifestyle In a forward- thinking framework. He's the best!!!

  • Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

    The dr. was very respectful, took time for my questions & concerns.

  • Reviewed on Mar 07, 2022

    Excellent physician! OSU is very lucky to have him!!

  • Reviewed on Mar 03, 2022

    We appreciate Dr. Koesters. He's always so helpful and informative. He's great with our boys, and also great at explaining everything to my husband and me.

  • Reviewed on Feb 26, 2022

    Dr. Koesters is attentive and thoughtful, listens well.

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 10/25/2021, Dr. Koesters has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

  • Abbott Nutrition Health Institute
  • Help Find A Doctor, Inc.