Dr. Walter Lech, MD

Dr. Walter Lech, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Walter Lech, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Brockton, MA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2001 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1 Pearl St Ste 2100

Brockton, MA 02301

Contact Information

(508) 897-6015

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Lech'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. Lech "As a cancer surgeon, most patients arrive with many questions and anxieties related to their diagnosis. By the time you leave my office, all your concerns will be addressed to your satisfaction and a plan will be put in place. Understanding what you're up against and having confidence in how to deal with it are the first steps in healing, both emotionally and physically. The relationship we build, based on trust and communication, will help sustain you and your family throughout your treatment."

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lech does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Ucla-Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital-Associate Surgeon-Division Of Thoracic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lech's Reviews

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4.0

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1 Star
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