Dr. Stephen Lester, MD

Dr. Stephen Lester, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Stephen Lester, MD is a general surgery specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch in 2003 and specializes in general surgery.

3322 Colorado Blvd Ste 101

Denton, TX 76210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Texas Workers' Compensation
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lester's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Umbilical Hernia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lester's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adhesiolysis
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Amputation
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bowel Obstruction Repair
Bowel Resection
Bowel Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Colostomy
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystectomy
Cystotomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dialysis Catheter Placement
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticular Diseases
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistula
Fistula Repair
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lumpectomy
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid Surgery
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Access Creation and Care
Ventral Hernia
Wound Care and Management
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide the highest quality of care in the most comfortable and pleasant environment to our patients and their families. We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Fellow American College Of Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University of Texas Medical Branch
Residency Hospital
2007
University of Texas Medical Branch
Internship Hospital
2003
University of Texas Medical Branch
Medical School
1999
University of Texas
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2003
1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lester's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lester

4.5

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
83.33333333333333%
(20)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
12.5%
(3)

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Dr Lester, quite simply, saved my life. The results of his surgery were better than even he predicted. In my humble opinion, the man is a master surgeon, and I would commend any of my dearest loved ones into his care should they need surgery.
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My consultation with Dr. Lester reassured me that my surgical procedure was needed and I have every confidence in his surgical abilities. Friends have given him and NTSA excellent reviews and I firmly believe they care for patients.
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Excellent Dr! Answered all my questions, did not feel rushed. Surgery went perfectly! Friendly and funny staff too.
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Dr . Lester saved my life literally . He is kind considerate caring and very professional Has a great bedside manner I would recommend him to anyone I thank god for putting me in Dr Lester’s path.
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Very professional, knowledgeable and personable.
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Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Bronze - Advantage 2500 PD EPO
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD HMO
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD POS
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD PPO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD Health Network Option Plan HMO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD HMO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD PPO
Bronze - Advantage Plus 5500 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 3000 PD EPO
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD HMO
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD PPO
Choice
Choice Open Access POS
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Choice PPO
Commercial HMO
Gold - Premier 1000 PD EPO
Gold - Premier 600 PD EPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare Open PFFS
Open Choice
Open Choice POS
Open Choice PPO
Silver - Advantage 2000 PD EPO
Silver - Classic 2000 PD EPO
Silver - Classic 3500 PD Banner Health Network POS
Silver - Classic 3500 PD POS
Silver - Classic 3500 PD PPO
Silver - Classic 5000 PD Banner Health Network POS
Silver - Classic 5000 PD HMO
Silver - Classic 5000 PD OAMC POS
Silver - Classic 5000 PD POS
Silver - Classic 5000 PD PPO
Teacher Retirement System
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare HMO
Medicare Plus Blue PPO
Medicare Select HMO
Cigna
Choice Fund
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna EPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas HMO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial HMO
Commercial PPO
Connecticut General Life Insurance
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Network Open Access
Open Access HMO
Open Access Plus
Open Access Plus PPO
Open Access POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial POS
Commercial PPO
Gold
Gold Choice
Gold HMO
Gold Plus
Gold Plus Choice PPO
Gold Plus HMO
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana EPO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare PPO
Medicare Supplement - High Deductible Plan F
Medicare Supplement - Plan A
Medicare Supplement - Plan B
Medicare Supplement - Plan C
Medicare Supplement - Plan F
Medicare Supplement - Plan K
Medicare Supplement - Plan L
Medicare Supplement - Plan N
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Medicaid
Amerigroup
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Texas Workers' Compensation
Texas Workers' Compensation WC
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Choice
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO
Options
Options EPO
Options POS
Options PPO
Optum Choice
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
PacifiCare Texas
Secure Horizons
Secure Horizons PPO
Select HMO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
United Healthcare West

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