Dr. Stephen Lester, MD

Dr. Stephen Lester, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Stephen Lester, MD is a general surgery specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 10 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

(940) 387-7588

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lester performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Lester's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lester "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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

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85  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

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

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lester to family and friends
22 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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 (9)

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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Do not trust this man. He will talk you into getting surgery and then change your treatment plan randomly after surgery, then drop you as a patient. I explained i was worried about this happening due to me going through multiple surgeries in my lifetime and experiencing doctors not caring before....more
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Dr. Lester was very pleasant and helpful through the entire process It turned out that my surgery was more complicated than originally thought, but Dr. Lester completed it perfectly and I feel great. No lingering pain and a very nice scar!. In addition, he was just a great guy to talk to - very...more
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