Dr. Joseph Lester, MD

Dr. Joseph Lester, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. Joseph Lester, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Atlantis, FL and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

111 Main St

Atlantis, FL 33462

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Prudential
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lester's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Aortic Valve Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Heart Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester performs Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Lester performs this procedure more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Lester's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Heart Valve Diseases
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Symptoms, Heart
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Lester, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Atlantis, FL and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1973
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1969
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1968
University of Miami / School of Medicine
Medical School
1973
1969
1968

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician Advisory Board Physician of The Year, 2004
  • The Florida Medical Association Distinguished Physician Award, 2006
  • Physician Advisory Board Physician of The Year, 2003

Dr. Lester's Reviews

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almost 10 years ago, Dr. Lester perform an Aortic Dissection on my mom. with the grace of God and his expertise, my mother still alive today. Actively moving around. He called my mom an Angel, I will never forget. I also remember the cons, I was told about the procedure. With God by his side, my...Read More
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Eleven years ago Dr. Lester took me as an emergency patient. He performed an immediate catherization then recommended surgery the next day. He performed quintuple bypass. I am alive and active today because of this man's willingness to fit me into his busy schedule. He personally spent time with me...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Prudential
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
United Healthcare