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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jeffrey Hovater is Good. Dr. Hovater has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Hovater graduated from Des Moines University. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Hovater has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital 
  • Helen Keller Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Jeffrey Spalding Hovater DO and MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 10 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Jeffrey S. Hovater practice?
Dr. Jeffrey Hovater has 1 office location.
Dr. Jeffrey Hovater practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Florence, AL.
See Florence Orthopedic Surgeons.