Dr. Randall Lester, MD
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Dr. Randall Lester, MD

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General Surgery | Male

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Dr. Randall Lester, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Elkhart, IN. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Lester is affiliated with Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

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    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
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      • Professional Misconduct (1/8/2014)
      • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
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      • State: Virginia
      • Professional Misconduct (12/3/2012)
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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Rib Fracture
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1977

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Vagotomy
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • Wound Repair