Dr. Paula Lester, MD

Dr. Paula Lester, MD

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Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
43 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Paula Lester, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Mineola, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. She specializes in geriatric medicine, hospice & palliative medicine, and more.

Winthrop Geriatric Assoc.,PC

222 Station Plz N Ste 518

Mineola, NY 11501
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lester's Experience

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Dr. Lester's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  • Board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lester's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lester to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lester's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Outstanding physician. She really was able to help coordinate care and get my mom off unnecessary medications that were actually hurting her. Easy to talk to and very caring. Highly recommended.
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Dr. Lester was a god send to my mother Beverly Burke. My mother spent more of her days the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 in the hospital. My mother was experiencing kidney failure, heart failure and had too many other complications to name here. When my mother needed a rehab to go to...more
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Thank you! I'm glad I could help your mom get into sub-acute rehab and that I had the privilege to care for her while at Sunharbor Manor. Providing high quality care to patients, based on their individual conditions and their goal of care, is important to me.

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Dr. Lester is the on-staff doctor at Sunharbor Manor in Roslyn. How I would describe her is unavailable, uninterested, inefficient and indifferent.
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Dr. Lester is smart and caring. She phones you personally to see how you are doing or to give you further information. She is so sweet and answers all of your questions completely. I recommend her highly!
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Dr.Lester treats each pt. On an individual basis with dignity and respect.
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