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Stephen O. Hunter
Cone Health Medical Group

Stephen O. Hunter, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Family Medicine
Patient Rating
5.0/5 (Based on 485 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

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.
May 21, 2021
Dr. Hunter is an excellent, caring physician.
May 19, 2021
Dr. Hunter is cating and compassionate
May 19, 2021
Dr. Hunter is a very patient centered physician. He has always shown me that it is my best health he wants to promote!
May 16, 2021
Did a great job A+
May 15, 2021
dr hunter is awesome
May 13, 2021
*Dr. S. Hunter very professional & caring.
May 10, 2021
very good experience
May 06, 2021
Wonderful Doctor
May 05, 2021
May 04, 2021
Dr. Hunter was very attentive and answered all my questions and was very reassuring.
April 30, 2021
As Usual professional opinion and thorough examination and easy to understand terms
April 20, 2021
Dr Hunter is terrific, I've referred 2 friends to him
April 16, 2021
always quick and professional as well as courteous
April 15, 2021
The doctor was extremely understanding and concerned. He even helped resolve the insurance question referred to on other responses.
April 13, 2021
There is none better than Dr. Hunter
April 09, 2021
Always a very good experience. Dr. Hunter is a very caring and knowledgeable physician. He always answers all my questions. I would definitely recommend him to other people.
April 07, 2021
Dr. Hunter is always very thorough and makes you feel like you are his most important patient.
April 06, 2021
Has to be the BEST dr. in Guilford County.
April 03, 2021
Dr Hunter is the best PCP I have ever seen. He always takes his time, is very thorough, very empathetic and clearly cares deeply about his patients. He is an amazing doctor!
March 31, 2021
well pleased with Dr. Hunter and staff
March 29, 2021
March 27, 2021
I am very pleased with Dr Hunter and Staff
March 26, 2021
Dr Hunter is one of the best when it comes to my care. Thorough, professional and he explores all aspects pertaining to my visit.
March 25, 2021
*Dr. Hunter is an exceptional doctor. I lost my sister (my best friend) and daughter within 10 mos. of each other. *Dr. Hunter continues to show empathy & compassion for my loss as well as my well being. I have never known a more compassionate PCP.
March 24, 2021
very good
March 22, 2021
Dr. Hunter is the most thorough doctor I have ever seen and really cares for his patients.
March 20, 2021
very good concerned doctor , answers questions thoughly.
March 18, 2021
March 18, 2021
Again, I had nothing but Good experiences while I was at the clinic.
March 17, 2021
March 15, 2021
everything and everyone was very professionally done
March 15, 2021
Dr Hunter is through, efficient with his time and questions, personable and has a very professional manor.
March 07, 2021
February 25, 2021
February 24, 2021
Dr Hunter never makes me feel rushed. I have recommended him to others.
February 19, 2021
February 18, 2021
Dr. Hunter was thorough and efficient. He answered my questions regarding alternative tx options and medicines.
February 17, 2021
Dr. Hunter is outstanding in every way.
February 15, 2021
Dr Hunter is a great doctor!
February 08, 2021
very good experience - Dr Hunter was straight forward & very clear in dealing with my situation
February 07, 2021
Dr. Hunter makes the uncomfortable comfortable.
February 03, 2021
Dr. Hunter and his staff are the most professional friendly and thorough medical team I've had the pleasure of working with
February 01, 2021
*Dr. Hunter discussed a med for increased LDR level and I expressed concern about taking more pills, and he allowed me to make that decision. After a week, I changed my mind, and communicated thru portal & he was fine with that.
January 31, 2021
Dr.S.O.Hunter,and i had a very informative conversation about my concerns.
January 30, 2021
Dr hunter is really knowledgeable, kind, and informative. he has excellent communication skills and I didn't feel rushed.
January 30, 2021
I have highly recommended Dr Hunter to my friends. I am impressed with his care and expertise.
January 28, 2021
dr hunter is amazing and is such an intelligent, trustworthy, God fearing man- he's amazing!
January 28, 2021
I really like Dr Hunter he is very professional and caring
January 19, 2021
Dr Hunter is very thorough and always seems to be prepared for my visit.
January 18, 2021
all good
January 17, 2021
Dr Hunter is very attentive and thorough when it comes to my care, my concerns. He explains things and is present instead of rushing me through the visit.
January 16, 2021
Dr Hunter is compassionate, caring and listens, including me in my plan of care. Even though I retired as an RN from Cone Health during the pandemic, after 39 years of service, it is comforting to know I still feel part of the Cone family & always receive beyond exceptional care. I am blessed to have Dr Hunter as my PCP.
January 16, 2021
Dr Hunter is very professional and thorough. He is concerned about the patient understanding the diagnosis and treatments offered
January 14, 2021
Very happy with visit
January 13, 2021
all good
January 11, 2021
I love my relationship with my physician. Really do feel it is consultative, collaborative care. He's a great person who invests in relationship w/client.
January 11, 2021
Very aware of a tight schedule and rushed me to the lab for blood work.
January 09, 2021
Dr. Hunter is very clear in discussion and engaging.
January 09, 2021
dr hunter is outstanding! very personal and thorough. the best
January 08, 2021
Dr Hunter is truly an excellent Physician on all levels: Knowledge, listening, care and compassion. He's very thorough and well.
December 28, 2020
I love *Dr. Hunter. He listens & doesn't EVER mansplain!
December 26, 2020
December 17, 2020
I am so impressed with *Dr. Hunter, he is knowledgeable and very kind. I am so happy to be his patient.
December 16, 2020
I feel as if *Dr. Hunter has no other patient when I am talking w/him. He is so informed!
December 15, 2020
Already have recommended Dr. Hunter to numerous folks.
December 14, 2020
Always a pleasure in this regard.
December 13, 2020
Yea ! Dr. Hunter listens!
December 08, 2020
great experience
December 06, 2020
my husband & I think Dr. Hunter is great!
December 06, 2020
very thorough and detailed. didn't feel rushed at all
December 05, 2020
Dr. Hunter did an excellent job of listening and addressing my concerns all the while making me feel I was the only patient he had to see all day. Excellent care!
November 26, 2020
November 25, 2020
Dr. Hunter is very compassionate great bedside manner listens intently and gives you understandable and well informed answers
November 22, 2020
Dr. Hunter is a great Doctor.
November 20, 2020
Dr. Stephen Hunter is a wonderful practitioner. He listens to what you have to say. Cone Health is very fortunate to have him on their staff.
November 18, 2020
Dr Hunter always seems to give me all the time I need to cover anything bothering me.
November 13, 2020
Dr Hunter is so easy to communicate with and takes the time to listen, really listen, and makes sure every concern is answered with a plan in place.
November 03, 2020
Excellent first encounter. Dr. Hunter focused on my health, which was the point of the session.
November 02, 2020
*Dr. Hunter is the best dr. that I have seen in the past 45 years. I had my wife change dr. to *Dr. Hunter & she thinks he is the best. I could write more, but no space.
November 01, 2020
took time to explain why we needed to do tests and what was involved.
October 30, 2020
alway leave knowing my health is a priority to my Doctor and that I have a good understanding of any health issues
October 22, 2020
Dr. Hunter was concerned, thorough, a great listener, and offered recent clinical updates related to my care.
October 19, 2020
*Hunter is a excellent physician. Cares for his patients needs physically & emotionally.
October 13, 2020
if there was an option for "ten" I would give that rating to Dr. Stephen Hunter.
October 12, 2020
Very pleased with *Dr. Hunter.
October 02, 2020
My experience with provider was great.
October 02, 2020
He is the best!
October 01, 2020
Good visit
September 28, 2020
Dr. Stephen Hunter takes plenty of time to review my medical history and discussion all my questions.
September 27, 2020
I always prefer to see Dr. Hunter because he exhibit knowledge of my medical history and family history. He exhibit genuine compassion; which matters to me greatly. I appreciated Dr. Hunter's adjustment in his schedule when he realized that I had a real medical concern with my BP that needed to be addressed.
September 27, 2020
This was a pleasant visit. The staff at this clinic, top to bottom, acted in a thoroughly friendly, efficient and professional manner.
September 27, 2020
very good
September 25, 2020
very good
September 25, 2020
great experience, great doctor
September 24, 2020
I see my doctor every six months for labs, medication control, and any general health questions. Basically, well visits only. He must be doing a fantastic job! ( because I am 75)
September 24, 2020
Best doctor I've ever had
September 19, 2020
dr hunter is absolutely amazing. I'm a nurse and a terrible patient- but I feel true comfort and confidence in working with dr hunter. I wouldn't trust anyone else to care for me or my son. he's great!
September 18, 2020
Excellent experience.
September 18, 2020
very good
September 14, 2020
Dr. Stephen Hunter is an excellent doctor. He is very courteous, caring, and knowledgeable. He is a doctor I trust with my health and have recommended others to him.
September 13, 2020
September 13, 2020
He listened, advised and helped me come up with a good plan. I am impressed with his knowledge, empathy and bedside manner.
September 09, 2020
Dr Hunter is always a pleasure to talk to. Very easy going and always has a smile!
September 09, 2020
I feel my providers have my interests at heart and continue to work with me to develop the best relationships and care I could hope for.
August 26, 2020
As always, I feel treated with great care and concern for my health concerns.
August 26, 2020
*Dr. Hunter is very thorough, caring & knowledgeable. He explains everything & cares about your as a person.
August 25, 2020
*Dr. Hunter excellent dr. My wife helped fill out this.
August 25, 2020
exceptionally good experience
August 25, 2020
my care providers do an excellent job. If for any reason I feel otherwise, I would find another provider.
August 21, 2020
Dr. Hunter is a very compassionate man as well as a thorough diagnostician.
August 20, 2020
Great Practice.
August 20, 2020
Very good experience very professional
August 19, 2020
I am very pleased with the care I received from Dr Hunter
August 19, 2020
Dr. Hunter is an excellent provider. He is attentive, friendly, informed and works to make me feel comfortable.
August 16, 2020
Always a good visit regarding physician's care and thoughtfulness.
August 15, 2020
Very favorable, except for this stupid, waste of time, resources wasting survey.+
August 14, 2020
He listened attentively and helped with all of my concerns.
August 12, 2020
Dr. Hunter takes the time to understand his patients, asking pertinent questions and offering measured, medical advice. He genuinely cares for each one, and goes out of the way to keep up with them, virtually and in the office. My husband and I both are so happy that we have him on our team.
August 11, 2020
August 10, 2020
He is the best Dr ever!
August 09, 2020
Dr Hunter ALWAYS shows concern and care whenever I have a visit with him.
August 09, 2020
Dr. Hunter is great. he is knowledgeable, helpful, and communicates trustworthiness
August 08, 2020
Dr.Hunter is just awesome,his bed side is very comfortable he makes me feel like all my time is important
August 06, 2020
My experience has always been great with this office and I wouldn't change for anything
August 04, 2020
you have an excellent crew
August 03, 2020
Very good.This was a Phone check up.
July 31, 2020
This was an online visit not an in office visit. As such it was very good, he was able to see me and I was able to easily see him. The only issue is the ability to exam the body when there is a question about something on your body.
July 29, 2020
Dr. Hunter is an excellent physician and appreciate the care he gives.
July 27, 2020
Dr Hunter is very good doctor, staff is good, facility is clean.
July 26, 2020
all good
July 26, 2020
Very pleased with the care that Dr. Hunter provides. I feel he truly cares about his patients. Very professional.
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