Stephen Koesters

Stephen Koesters, MD

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 358 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 103 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

  • 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

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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 Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics

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.

358 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

    I have been a patient of Dr. <span class='highlight hasPHI'>Koester's</span> for over 17 years. I am thankful to have have him as my physician and cannot say enough wonderful things about him. He has always been an amazing doctor and I appreciate the care he has provided me over all these years. He is an asset to the Ohio State Medical Center.

  • Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

    Dr. Koesters always takes adequate time to discuss my child's health.

  • Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

    Dr Koesters was very friendly and helped us to feel less anxious as new parents. He spent more time with us than we expected, and made sure to answer all of our questions thoroughly and thoughtfully. He Gave us great advice to help make things a little easier as we transitioned to parenthood.

  • Reviewed on Oct 06, 2020

    Professional, caring.

  • Reviewed on Oct 03, 2020

    Dr K is a very good primary care doctor. spends more time on a annual check up than any other doctor I've ever seen. Asks caring questions about overall well-being and has genuine interest in our health.

  • Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

    the provider was outstanding! answered all our questions and concerns. very knowledgeable. explained things in easy to understand way.

  • Reviewed on Sep 04, 2020

    very caring, good listener

  • Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

    Dr. Koesters never makes us feel rushed & is very thorough & explains clearly the various charts or vaccinations, etc. My sons trust him & feel safe discussing whatever they want when I step out of the room so they have privacy.

  • Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

    everything was fine

  • Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

    Dr. Koesters is the best! He listens, doesn't make me feel rushed, and seems to care.

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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 11/01/2020, Dr. Koesters has reported no relationships with companies or entities.