Dr. Mary Lester, MD

Dr. Mary Lester, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Mary Lester, MD is a general surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Emory University in 2000 and specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.

1801 Senate Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46202

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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

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2  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 and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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...Read More
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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.
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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.
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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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