Dr. Lester Mohler, MD

Dr. Lester Mohler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lester Mohler, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

7485 Mission Valley Rd Ste 104A

San Diego, CA 92108

Contact Information

(619) 291-8930

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis
high
more than 87% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
high
more than 85% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Penn St University Hp M S Hershey Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ca San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Wa School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mohler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Mohler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mohler to family and friends
2.7
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Mohler's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in San Diego |
Dr. Mohler was professional and caring. Walked me through the process, so I understood what to expect. Surgery was very successful. (Right hip replacement) was walking first day after surgery with walker,after 1 week walking with no assistance. Highly recommended Dr. Mohler.
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Poway, CA |
Looked at my sons hand with two fractures between his knuckles and gave him a splint. Two weeks later we go for a second opinion because pain is still so bad and find out he will have to have his hand re broken wired together and in a cast for FIVE months. Stay away far away! There's a reason he...more
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in Carlsbad, CA |
My visit Complete waste of time. I left the exact way I came in with an offer of of a lidocaine shot & 6 weeks of therapy. Both of which I've tried in the past. MRI showed issues but were downplayed by Dr. Mohler. I explained to him I take a ridiculous abound of Ibuprofin since my injury in...more
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san diego, ca |
Two hip replacements and I'm doing excellent. Thanks Doc !!!
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in San Diego, CA |
He made his treatment decision before reading my MRI. I had to ask him to take a look at my MRI and read the report. He quickly glanced at it, then attempted to justify his lack of treatment decision by stating the MRI was of poor quality and did not provide him with the sectional view needed. What...more
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Dr. Mohler accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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