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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Lester is Average. Dr. Lester has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

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.


Dr. Lester has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital 


  • Dutch
  • Spanish
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Dana Lester MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Richard D. Lester practice?
Dr. Richard Lester has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Lester practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
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