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Stephen O. Hunter
Cone Health Medical Group

Stephen O. Hunter, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Family Medicine
Patient Rating
4.9/5 (Based on 432 Reviews)
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 Dr. Hunter pursued a career in family medicine because he loves taking care of patients of all ages from birth to adolescence to retirement. He appreciates the opportunity to care for people from all walks of life and is committed to helping his patients pursue a joyful and healthy lifestyle.

Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, four young children, and two dogs. He and his family are avid fans of UNC football and basketball.



Medical School

Wake Forest School of Medicine


Cone Health Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine


Provider Review Comments

March 31, 2022
Dr. Stephen Hunter is very professional, listens well, and explains medical questions thoroughly.
March 26, 2022
March 25, 2022
Very good experience.
March 25, 2022
*Dr. Hunter is really great. Prompt, caring, attentive, kind.
March 23, 2022
Dr Hunter is very thorough and empathetic
March 15, 2022
Excellent, caring physician
March 07, 2022
Dr. Hunter is the best! We value his care.
March 05, 2022
Dr. Hunter is always very good at explaining what and why he is doing something or ordering something to be done.
March 03, 2022
Excellent doctor
March 02, 2022
Dr, Hunter is very thorough when I visit. He is thoughtful and gives to my problem.
February 25, 2022
Love Dr hunter very though and precise
February 25, 2022
Dr Hunter is excellent!
February 24, 2022
Dr. Hunter was able to address all of my concerns. Appointments were made for my concerns and phone numbers for me to schedule other appointments. Love his concern for everything I discussed with him
February 13, 2022
Dr. Hunter is terrific
February 10, 2022
I love the way Dr hunter considers my opinion and doesn't make me feel less intelligent about my own health. Clearly he knows how to treat but always considers my desires as a part of my treatment
January 27, 2022
Dr. Hunter is amazing, so compassionate, explains treatments well including me always in my plan of care, provides beyond exceptional care. As a retired RN from Cone Health I feel blessed to have him as my provider knowing he will take good care of me
January 03, 2022
Dr. Hunter is always attentive to my concerns and comments.
December 27, 2021
I always feel like Dr. Hunter will take as much time as possible to cover everything I want to discuss. He never appears rushed.
December 22, 2021
He was super in all regards.
December 15, 2021
No bigger fan of Dr. Hunter than me. His genuine down to earth approach and kind demeanor, willingness to offer alternate courses of treatment to follow and thoroughness are traits I appreciate
December 13, 2021
Dr Stephen Hunter is THE BEST!
December 09, 2021
I LOVE Dr. Hunter. He is friendly, on time, engaged, maintains eye contact, inclusive, doesn't mansplain, caring, etc.
December 06, 2021
Dr. Hunter does a great job in listening to my health concerns and always involves me in the decision process. Very glad to have him as my primary care physician.
December 05, 2021
Very good.
November 29, 2021
Very thorough
November 25, 2021
Dr Hunter listens, advises and shares, including key advise on steroids under consideration (side effects notStressed by others. Very valuable.
November 23, 2021
Dr. Hunter is excellent. He truly listens to the patient and is a partner in my care
November 19, 2021
Dr. Is excellent in patient interaction and willingness to explain items to my satisfaction.
November 12, 2021
Dr. Hunter is outstanding
November 04, 2021
My provider took all of the necessary time to answer all of my questions and took the time to explain everything in detail.
November 03, 2021
Dr. Hunter is very personable and shows sincere concern for my health and well being.
November 02, 2021
You have an absolute gem in Dr. Stephen Hunter
October 31, 2021
I had some concerns/frustrations with the current state of healthcare in general and dr Hunter handled them extremely well.
October 31, 2021
The Nurse and everyone else that saw me was very helpfully, pleasant, knowledgable, concerns, patient, and considerate. I am well pleased.with my visit. Thanks to all of you who helped me during my visit especially Dr. Hunter.
October 30, 2021
Dr. Hunter cares about his patients and it shows in his actions and concerns for any health issues you have
October 21, 2021
Steve Hunter is an awesome physician, he truly cares about his patients.
October 21, 2021
Dr. Hunter is the ideal meaning of doctor. He is concerned, caring, knowledgeable, personable, and kind.
October 17, 2021
Dr. Hunter is excellent. He is empathic and listens to me and my concerns.
October 15, 2021
Dr Hunter is amazing and the main reason I continue to come
October 11, 2021
Very good experience
October 10, 2021
Excellent. My wife wants to also be treated by Dr. Hunter!
October 10, 2021
Dr. Hunter is my favorite health care provider! I always feel as though he genuinely cares about me and my health.
October 09, 2021
Felt like I had a partner in my health care concerns. Very compassionate and detailed.
October 02, 2021
Gosh, it's like seeing an old friend. Just an excellent doctor. Inspires a lotOf confidence in him.
October 01, 2021
September 30, 2021
Dr. Hunter is a very knowledgeable and compassionate PCP.
September 22, 2021
Dr Hunter was thorough and responsive to a number of concerns. He is excellent. I am not an ideal patient and he always responded carefully, fully and with my best interest at heart. Very impressive.
September 19, 2021
Dr. Hunter is a thorough and most competent professional.
September 18, 2021
Dr. Hunter is an excellent doctor. He gives the best care.
September 11, 2021
Dr. Hunter is the best Dr!
September 07, 2021
I think Dr Hunter is a great listener. I like the way he tells me what he thinks I've said to him before moving forward with the conversation. Then he gives me his thoughts, medical recommendations and other possible options. I feel like I have his undivided attention while I'm there. I never feel like he is rushed to move on to the next patient.
September 06, 2021
Very Good experience
September 05, 2021
Experience with caregiver was excellent.
September 04, 2021
Great job all around.
August 30, 2021
Dr Hunter was excellent!
August 24, 2021
Dr. Hunter is informative, caring and compassionate. I am fortunate to have him as my doctor!
August 18, 2021
Always listens and takes his time
August 18, 2021
Dr. Hunter is one of my all time favorite doctors. He listens. He cares. He gives options. And communicates thoroughly.
August 16, 2021
Best Dr Steven Hunter
August 14, 2021
As always, Dr. Hunter does a great job and I really appreciate his level of care.
August 13, 2021
Dr. Hunter listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions about the treatment.
August 09, 2021
Dr. Hunter is the best internist I've ever had.
August 09, 2021
Dr Hunter is awesome, explains in clear concise manner & effectively listens to patient concerns.
August 06, 2021
My doctor listened and cared about my problem. Discussed in length proposed treatments.
July 31, 2021
Very pleased with this practice
July 23, 2021
Dr. Hunter took a lot of time explaining medication options and treatment strategies for cholestrol and A1c management. I am confident in his advice.
July 21, 2021
Complete confidence in Dr Hunter. Outstanding knowledgeable and kind person.
July 18, 2021
Excellent care given by Doctor
July 16, 2021
Love dr hunter
July 14, 2021
The Doctor was most caring and efficient.
July 11, 2021
Excellent care provider!
July 11, 2021
I really like Dr Hunter. He certainly appears to be genuinely concerned with my health and personal health habits, and seeks my feedback on his suggestions regarding personal health matters.
July 03, 2021
Dr. Hunter is EXTREMELY cordial and engaged. More like a visit rather than an appt.
July 02, 2021
Good visit
June 20, 2021
Dr. Hunter is always great about discussing all aspects of my issues and treatment.
June 17, 2021
Excellent experience.
June 16, 2021
I couldn't have asked for a better interaction.
June 14, 2021
best family physician I have ever had
June 12, 2021
always a joy to see Dr Hunter.
June 12, 2021
Dr Hunter is excellent
June 12, 2021
Dr Hunter treated me as an individual, reviewing all health problems and discussing them throughly in an affectionate manner.
June 12, 2021
Dr. Hunter is always very concerned with my well being and always has answers for any questions that I have. His care is evident in the amount of time that he spends with me.
June 10, 2021
Dr Hunter always takes time for my issues.
June 07, 2021
June 05, 2021
June 04, 2021
Dr Hunter is always great! He always makes me feel like he will take all the time I need to address my concerns.
June 02, 2021
doctor is always knowledgeable and professional
June 01, 2021
*Dr. Hunter is a total professional who genuinely cares about his patients.
May 28, 2021
I am very happy to have Dr Hunter as my physician
May 28, 2021
*Dr. Hunter is a compassionate and wise doctor - Clear about what he understands, and also about what he doesn't know.
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