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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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 y...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

Dr. Lech's Reviews

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4.0

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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

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

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

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