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About Dr. Lester E Mertz

Dr. Lester E Mertz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Scottsdale, AZ, with another office in Phoenix, AZ. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Mertz has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lester E Mertz is Great. Dr. Lester E Mertz has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Lester E Mertz is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mayo Clinic

13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Mayo Clinic Hospital

5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Specialties

Dr. Lester E Mertz has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Lester E Mertz has the following 14 expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Polymyositis
  • Gout
  • Lyme Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Lupus
  • Tendinitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Vasculitis

Dr. Lester E Mertz has 0 board certified specialties

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Excellent Appointment

Dr. Mertz explained aspects of my condition that I previously was unaware of, even though through my illness I had been seen by four other specialists. He answered all my questions in detail and was very easy to converse with. Would highly recommend.

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Excellent Doctor

I would highly recommend Dr. Mertz. He is courteous and friendly while remaining professional at all times. Dr. Mertz answers all my questions regardless of the nature. He correctly diagnosed my health issue and took appropriate action. I felt well cared for and always left my appointments fully satisfied.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 1981

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Lester E Mertz accepts the following insurance providers.

  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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