Dr. Steven Lester, MD

Dr. Steven Lester, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Steven Lester, MD is a cardiology specialist in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

Mayo Clinic- Arizona

13400 E Shea Blvd Ste 2B

Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Lester's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Mitral Valve Stenosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Mitral Valve Stenosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lester treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lester treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Lester's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Septal Defect
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Syncope
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focuse...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1982
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Residency Hospital
1979
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Internship Hospital
1978
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
Fairfield University
Undergraduate School
1982
1979
1978
1973

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Dean's List | Awarding Organization, 1973
  • Phoenix Top Doctors | Phoenix Magazine, 2004
  • Best Teaching Award | Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 1984
  • Honors | Awarding Organization, 1974

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Arizona Society of Echocardiography, President
  • Dress and Decorum Committee-Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees, Chair
  • Inpatient Practice Committee-Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Outpatient Practice Committee-Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Personnel Committee-Executive Operations Team-Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees, Vice Chair

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Locations

Mayo Clinic- Arizona

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Centene
Cigna
Humana
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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