Dr. Lester Mertz, MD

Dr. Lester Mertz, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Lester Mertz, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1981 and specializes in rheumatology.

5881 E Mayo Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85054

Contact Information

(480) 301-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Mertz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wegener's Granulomatosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Mertz'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

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

71  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Med College Wisc Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mertz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mertz's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mertz to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Mertz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have had RA since the early 80's. And when it changed, my RA doctor fussed around for over 8 months, and could not figure out what was wrong. I finally made an appointment with the Mayo Clinic, with Dr. Mertz and within 20 minutes he diagnosed me with Rheumatoid Vasculitis . But unfortunately...more
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