Dr. Stephen P. Lester, MD

Dr. Stephen P. Lester, MD

General Surgery | Male | 39 years old

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.Read more

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  • MultiPlan
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fistula
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Amputation
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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 Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • 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
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fellow American College Of Surgeons
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Texas

    Graduated in 1999

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lester's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Lester

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Lester's 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.