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Dr. Walter Lech, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Lech

Good Samaritan Medical Center

1 Pearl St Ste 2100 Brockton, MA 02301

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(508) 897-6015

Dr. Walter Lech, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Brockton, MA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2001 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Friendly staff . Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews

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Dr. Lech accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Care Elect PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UniCare PPO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lech's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lech performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lech performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lech performs Lung Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lech performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lech treats Pulmonary Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lech treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lech's conditions and procedures:

  • Achalasia
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymomas
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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About Me

Care Philosophy

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'...


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery


Brigham and Women's Hospital-Associate Surgeon-Division Of Thoracic Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-General Surgery
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
Ucla-Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Undergraduate School

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59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average