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Patient Reviews

4.5
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Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lester Mertz is Excellent. Dr. Mertz has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
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Promptness 5.0
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Lester Mertz, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Polymyositis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Mertz graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Mertz has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Mayo Clinic Hospital 
  • Mayo Clinic - Arizona 

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Additional Information
Dr. Lester E Mertz MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Lester E. Mertz practice?
Dr. Lester Mertz has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lester Mertz practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Scottsdale, AZ.
Additional practice locations include: Phoenix, AZ.
See Scottsdale Internists and Scottsdale Rheumatologists.