Dr. Donald Lesser, MD

Dr. Donald Lesser, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
83 y/o

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Dr. Donald Lesser, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 56 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Samaritan Eye Care

2516 Samaritan Dr Ste E

San Jose, CA 95124
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 91% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 87% of peers
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Lesser's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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1  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1959
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1960
  • Brooklyn Ee Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1962

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lesser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lesser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lesser to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lesser's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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