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Specialties & Research
Dr. Richard Lester, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.
He has special expertise in 5 Areas, including Contact lenses, Diabetic Eye Disease Diabetic Retinopathy, and Glaucoma.2 more special expertise areas
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Education & Awards
Dr. Lester graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas.More Education & Awards
Dr. Lester has 8 hospital affiliations:
- Lenox Hill Hospital
- St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital at Roosevelt
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
- Fidelis Care - 2 plans
- AMERIGROUP - 2 plans
- HIP Health Plan of New York - 36 plans
- Affinity Health Plan - 5 plans
- Healthfirst - 2 plans
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- Where does Dr. Richard D. Lester practice?
Dr. Richard Lester practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
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