Dr. Mary Lester, MD

Dr. Mary Lester, MD

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mary Lester, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Indianapolis, IN. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

1801 Senate Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Skin Lesion
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more than 30% of peers
Skin Grafts
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more than 22% of peers
Breast Diseases
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more than 19% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
15

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
15

Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Emory University General Surgery Internship
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Emory University General Surgery Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Musc Plastic Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Emory Teaching Award, 2005
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lester's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lester to family and friends
4.5
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Lester's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Carmel, IN |
I found Dr. Lester after extensive research looking for someone who can do Diep Flap Breast reconstruction. Dr. Lester came very highly recommended, and the moment I met her I knew that she was the one! She is warm, caring, and very down to earth. I had my double mastectomy and DIEP flap reconstruction a month ago, and I couldn't be happier with my experience.
West Lafayette, IN |
Dr. Lester is very thorough and takes the time to learn about her patient's needs and plan breast cancer reconstruction in partnership with the patient's preferences.
in Brownsburg, IN |
Dr.Lester is a sweet heart. I love having her as a doctor. She has experience, knowledge and confidence. I was lucky to have doctor Lester as my doctor.
in Bloomington, IN |
Performed oncoplastic and breast reduction for me. A good listener, adjusts her information based on the knowledge base and interest of patient. Very responsive staff. Not a primadonna. An excellent surgeon.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lester accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Lester has admitting privileges

Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
1701 N Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46206
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