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Dr. Lester Miller, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Miller

Dr. Lester Miller, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1971 and specializes in rheumatology.


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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Miller's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Miller treats Arthritis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Miller treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Miller treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Miller treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Miller treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 70% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Miller's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lester Miller, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1971 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1978
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Boston City Hospital
Residency Hospital
1973
Boston University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1972
Boston University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1971
SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School
1978
1974
1973
1972
1971

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Miller's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Miller

3.3

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
45.45454545454545%
(5)
4 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
18.181818181818183%
(2)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(3)

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