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Stephen Oscar Hunter III
Cone Health Medical Group

Stephen Oscar Hunter III, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Family Medicine
Patient Rating
5.0/5 (Based on 437 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

July 31, 2022
Dr. Hunter is an exceptional provider. He is caring and listens to what I have to say.
July 31, 2022
Dr. Hunter is a very caring provider
July 31, 2022
Dr Hunter has always been a caring and understanding doctor. He takes time to listen to you and he goes over the options he thinks is best for you.
July 31, 2022
So grateful for having a Doctor who listens and processing my situation.He gave me clear understanding about tests done by specialist, included on my chart
July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022
Very comfortable and confident with Dr HunterGreat bedside manner!!Have recommended him to others!
July 30, 2022
Dr Hunter listened very carefully and was very thorough.
July 22, 2022
*Dr. Hunter is the best! He always listens to my questions and concerns - He is the most personable doctor I have ever had --- and I am 74.
July 19, 2022
Dr Hunter is excellent
July 13, 2022
Dr. Hunter actively listens and explains things well. He's the best.
July 10, 2022
Excellent Doctor kind, caring and knowledgeable!
July 09, 2022
All good.
July 03, 2022
Dr Hunter has always been attentive to whatever is going on. Unbelievable bedside manner. He's the best Dr I've ever had!
July 01, 2022
*Dr. Hunter is the best! Lets you talk, has a sense of humor & (best of all!) he doesn't mansplain!!
June 30, 2022
Dr Hunter is an excellent family doctor. He knows both my husband & me . We have great confidence he will provide us exceptional guidance as we age.
June 30, 2022
He even called after because he was still thinking about possible causes for my sons rash and he cared so much about treating it.
June 29, 2022
I have already recommended my doctor to others.
June 23, 2022
Dr. Hunter is a true dedicated professional.
June 22, 2022
*Dr. Hunter is the most phenomenal physician! He is patient, caring and passionate about his patients' care.
June 13, 2022
There where no problems with this visit
June 13, 2022
D. Hunter is always very attentive and I feel we have a very interactive relationship regarding my health and well-being.
June 11, 2022
Dr Hunter was very thorough during my visit and addressed my concerns as well as the concerns he had
June 09, 2022
Dr Hunter & staff Great
June 08, 2022
Dr.Hunter is wonderful I've never had an bad experience of any sort
June 05, 2022
Outstanding and through explanations of problems, issues and solution options. I have recommending his care to others..
June 03, 2022
Dr Hunter is great. Thorough, cares about my issues and deals with them in a very professional manner
May 26, 2022
We do tell everyone what a great doctor Dr Hunter is
May 20, 2022
It takes weeks to get in to see Dr Hunter. I can NEVER see him when I am sick. In 2 years , I had 4 illnesses and wasnt ever able to see him.
May 19, 2022
Great therapist!!
May 19, 2022
All over excellent care
May 06, 2022
Dr. Hunter is very good at listening to me and explaining any questions I ask of him. I like him very much for that.
May 01, 2022
Patient, kind, caring, knowledgeable
April 29, 2022
Dr. Hunter is a wonderful doctor.
April 28, 2022
Dr Hunter is a very caring doctor.
April 26, 2022
Always a excellent experience
April 13, 2022
Dr Stephen Hunter was exemplary in all respects.
April 10, 2022
Dr. Hunter is excellent at laying out options for health care.
April 10, 2022
Dr. Hunter is my very favorite doctor. He has always treated me with respect and I always feel like I am his most important patient. I actually look forward to going to Dr. Hunter's appointments.
April 10, 2022
Dr Hunter was awesome. He listened and he gave great recommendations
April 07, 2022
Dr Hunter is a compassionate provider and welcomes a very open discussion about a patients health care and options.
April 05, 2022
My experience is very good whenever I go there. I think my doctor is GREAT and the rest of all the people I encounter when I am there is excellent.
April 05, 2022
April 04, 2022
Dr. Hunter is VERY attentive to what I have to say and works with me to come up with a good solution.
April 03, 2022
Dr. Hunter is a kind, caring and considerate physician.
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.
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