Dr. Walter Lech, MD

Dr. Walter Lech, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Walter Lech, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Brockton, MA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2001 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1 Pearl St Ste 2100

Brockton, MA 02301

Contact Information

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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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)
very high
very high

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
very high
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
normal
normal

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

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'...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

Dr. Lech's Reviews

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4.0

Based on 4 reviews

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