Dr. Steven Lester, MD

Dr. Steven Lester, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

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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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
more than 83% of peers
Raynaud's Disease
more than 81% of peers
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Lester's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lester "Interests Non-invasive cardiology Two-dimensional and color-flow Doppler echocardiography Transesophageal echocardiography Valvular heart disease Ischemic heart disease Cardiomyopathies Congestive heart failure Adult congenital heart disease Dyslipoproteinemia "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lester "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, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

204  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional 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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