Dr. James Lesher, MD

Dr. James Lesher, MD

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Dr. James Lesher, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.Read his story

Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco

1199 Bush St Ste 650

San Francisco, CA 94109
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 56% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 34% of peers

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Dr. Lesher's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lesher "Special Clinical Interests: Advanced laparoscopic procedures including hernia repairs and colorectal surgery. Conditions Treated: Gallbladder disease, abdominal wall hernias, hiatal hernias, appendicitis, diverticulitis, colon and rectal cancer, hemorrhoids, and skin lumps and bumps. Procedures Performed: Laparoscopic ventral and inguinal hernia repair, Open abdominal wall reconstruction, Laparoscopic anti-reflux procedures and paraesophageal hernia repair, Laparoscopic colectomy, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and appendectomy Philosophy of Care: Even with advances in medicine, surgery is still an art. I love what I do and strive to give my patients the best care possible regardless of resources or background. My goal is to provide patients with the most accurate and honest information available to help them in their decision making process. I believe in compassionate care and using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible. Personal Interests and Hobbies: Running, hiking, and skiing. Also enjoy biking, camping, and grilling."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lesher "Even with advances in medicine, surgery is still an art.  I love what I do and strive to give my patients the best care possible regardless of resources or background.  My goal is to provide patients with the most accurate and honest information available to help them in their decision making process.  I believe in compassionate care and using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.  "

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

15  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.

Education

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Ca San Francisco--East Bay Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Of Ca San Francisco--East Bay Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lesher's Reviews

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I've been consulting with Dr. Lesher for the last few months about something that's going on for several years. He was the first doctor to approach the situation with insights that finally made sense to me according to the CT images. The surgery with him had zero post-op complications, and it was...Read More
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A very intelligent and well spoken doctor who explains the diagnosis and the plan to repair the problems including the surgery etc. He went out of his way to keep me informed and made sure I was surrounded by a good team. His surgical skills are 10 outta 10! I recommend him and Dr. Jeanty to...Read More
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