Kristen R. Hurst, MD

Pediatric ENT

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Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat of Nacogdoches

2702 N. University Dr
Nacogdoches, Texas 75965

Office: (936) 585-4130
Fax: (936) 585-4134

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
5 out of 5
13 Ratings
31 Comments

Education

  • Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology
    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Otolaryngology,  Iowa City, Iowa
  • Internship and Residency: Otolaryngology
    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Otolaryngology,  Iowa City, Iowa
  • Medical Degree: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, University of Texas - Austin

Certifications And Honors

  • Fellowship Pediatric Otolaryngology – Dr. Richard Smith at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
  • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
  • American Board of Otolaryngic Allergy

About Kristen R. Hurst

Dr. Kristen Hurst is fellowship trained in pediatric otolaryngology and is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Hurst’s ENT practice is unique in that she focuses exclusively on children. Her approach to caring for her patients is one in which she treats them like her own family.  She takes pride in her detailed and honest approach to each patient.

Dr. Hurst’s distinguished education includes residency and fellowship training at the long-standing and multiply-honored University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Otolaryngology Department, where she was personally mentored by world-renowned otolaryngologists. Dr. Hurst has authored scientific papers, chapters, protocols, and reviewed papers and textbooks as an authority in her field. She was an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine from 2014 until 2017.  She instructed training physicians in evaluation of the pediatric ENT patient, as well as, otolaryngic procedures on children. Winner of numerous teaching and research awards, Dr. Hurst is dedicated to providing her patients with evidence-based medicine and up-to-date exceptional care.

She enjoys cooking for family and friends, reading, and traveling. She and her husband Andrew entertain and are entertained by their children, James and Caroline.

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
5
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
5
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
5
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
5
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
5
Care provider concern for questions/worries
5
Patients' confidence in Care provider
5
Care provider spoke using clear language

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Oct 17, 2019
great service and cute office
Oct 17, 2019
amazing job explained everything
Oct 17, 2019
nurses were great
Oct 17, 2019
great staff
Oct 2, 2019
If there was a 6 - amazing, I would use that rating.
Oct 2, 2019
The staff and *Dr. Hurst are awesome. Very down to earth and friendly, as well as thorough.
Sep 22, 2019
Very easy to talk to and she explained things well.
May 14, 2019
Excellent service!!
May 13, 2019
Registrar emailed paperwork so I could fill out before appointment & cut back on in-office paperwork. Great!
May 13, 2019
I recommend *Dr. Hurst all the time! She is so knowledgeable & great w/kids and parents. I trust her judgment 100%.
May 13, 2019
Understand that docs can't always control delays. Very reasonable wait.
May 13, 2019
We love *Dr. Hurst! Staff took care of all scheduling with surgery center w/ease.
May 13, 2019
Great experience!
Apr 14, 2019
Latest appointment is earlier than most offices, good thing school was down street.
Apr 14, 2019
Very informative, high expectations very kind & generous with patient.
Apr 14, 2019
No long wait times.
Apr 14, 2019
Have met before very nice and informative.
Apr 14, 2019
Total staff work well together, very friendly. Maybe send by email next time.
Mar 26, 2019
We love the staff and the doctor they all did a wonderful job
Mar 26, 2019
Love them all
Mar 26, 2019
It was all good
Mar 7, 2019
Everyone is always very nice and courteous. The office is always clean. We love Dr. Hurst, as long as she is here we will never see another ENT.
Mar 7, 2019
Dr. Hurst is always easy to talk to and always answers any questions or concerns we have. my son is scared of everything and she is always quick so he usually doesn't get a chance to be scared. Dr. Hurst will be our ENT until my kids no longer need one.
Mar 7, 2019
wait time is never long. they always get us back quick.
Mar 7, 2019
I love the nurses all of them are so friendly and nice.
Mar 7, 2019
they are amazing!!
Mar 7, 2019
no complaints
Feb 6, 2019
Dr. Hurst is one of the most thorough doctors we have ever seen! She always gives pros and cons of treatment options, along with her expert opinion, and empowers parents to make good choices for their children.
Feb 6, 2019
she has awesome magnet boards for the kids in the waiting room, so it makes any wait seem to go much more quickly!
Dec 19, 2018
very pleased and satisfied. everyone was very polite and very helpful with my daughter.
Dec 15, 2018
Everyone is always all smiles and very helpful!