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Dr. Richard Dana Lester MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Richard Lester has 3 office locations.
Upper East Side
New York Eye And Ear Infirmary
132 E 76th St
Ofc 2G
New York, NY 10021

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
(2)
Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Lester is Satisfactory. Dr. Lester has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Lester, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Contact lenses
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Glaucoma
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Retina Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Lester graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas.


Affiliations

Dr. Lester has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Lester accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) - 2 plans
  • Evercare - 2 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan - 2 plans
  • HIP Health Plan of New York - 36 plans
  • Fidelis Care - 3 plans
  • Affinity Health Plan - 5 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 4 plans
  • Healthfirst - 11 plans

Languages

  • Dutch
  • French
  • Spanish


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Where does Dr. Richard D. Lester practice?
Dr. Richard Lester practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
See New York Ophthalmologists.