Dr. Joel Lester, MD

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Dr. Joel Lester, MD

Oncology | Male

17853 Santiago Blvd Ste 107-361, Villa Park, CA 92861 Get Directions
(714) 535-3660

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Dr. Lester specializes in Oncology and practices in Villa Park, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest

Background Check

  • 0
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    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    MD Anderson Tumor Inst

    Completed in 1981

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lester's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Lester

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients