Dr. Lester Zuckerman, MD

Dr. Lester Zuckerman, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lester Zuckerman, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Rockville, MD. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

11921 Rockville Pike Ste 505

Rockville, MD 20852

Contact Information

(301) 881-7246

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • City University Of New York Biomedical Program
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Staten Island University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zuckerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zuckerman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zuckerman to family and friends
1.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Zuckerman's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
POOR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
POOR
Office environment
FAIR
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Rockville, MD |
I understand he is seeing fewer patients now and doing more administration. But, when I was seeing him, I found him to be pleasant. Unfortunately, you generally don't get to see him, but a PA.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Zuckerman accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Zuckerman has admitting privileges

Adventist Healthcare Washington Adventist Hospital
7600 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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