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Lester Gottesman MD, FACS, FASCRS
32 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lester Gottesman, Lester Gottesman MD, FACS, FASCRS is Good. Dr. Gottesman has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
  • Currently 2.7368421052632 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.4
  • Currently 2.4210526315789 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.7
  • Currently 2.6842105263158 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.4
  • Currently 2.3888888888889 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.3
  • Currently 2.3157894736842 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.1
  • Currently 2.125 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lester Gottesman, MD, FACS is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • AIDSHIV Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Anal Condyloma
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anus Diseases
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Rectal Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Gottesman graduated from University of Pittsburgh . He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Anus Diseases
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)


Dr. Gottesman has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Luke's Cornwall Hosptal- Cornwall Campus 
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital 


  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Additional Information
Dr. Lester Gottesman MD and FACS is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Lester Gottesman practice?
Dr. Lester Gottesman has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lester Gottesman practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near New York, NY.
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