About Dr. Lester P Salwen MD

Dr. Lester P Salwen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Greenville, SC. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He speaks English.

Dr. Salwen has received 4 awards.

Rating Overview

29 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lester P Salwen is Great. Dr. Lester P Salwen has been rated by 29 patients. From those 29 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Lester P Salwen is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

Location

get directions GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM-GASTROENTEROL
890 W Faris Rd Ste 100
Greenville, SC 29605

Specialties

Dr. Lester P Salwen has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Lester P Salwen has the following 12 expertise

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Viral Human Hepatitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Constipation
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Diseases

Board Certifications

Dr. Lester P Salwen is Board Certified in 2 specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Excellent Doctor

Dr Salwen is one of those very rare doctors that truly cares about his patients and how they are feeling. He took the time to get all my records together and get an accurate diagnosis besides personally calling to make sure I was doing well. I am so impressed with his level of care!

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Five Stars

One of the best doctor's I have ever been associated with.

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Five Stars

Dr Salwen was my doctor for 10 years...he was the one that made my celiac diagnosis and I really liked him as a person. Sorry to hear that he just retired.

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Five Stars

wonderful caring professional!!!!!

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None Better

Dr. Salwen is a God sent Doctor. He truly is the be.st at all he does for his patients. I also believe he a wonderful person and human being. None better,and I have seen many.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2011, 2016, 2015, 2010, 2018)

    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, 2012, 2010, 2015, 2011, 2016)

    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.

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • St Elizabeths Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. Lester P Salwen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • BCBS South Carolina
    • BCBS South Carolina
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Lester P Salwen

BiographyDr. Salwen has been in private consultative gastroenterology practice in Brooklyn Heights since 1985. his affiliation with Mt. Sinai Hospital, he is an attending physician at SUNY Downstate Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, as well as an associate attending physician at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. Additionally, Dr. Salwen is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at SUNY Health Sciences Center and clinical instructor in medicine at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Dr. Salwen limits his practice to adult patient evaluation and care. The New York Times listed Dr. Salwen in its 2009 Best Doctors issue.

Locations & Directions

GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM-GASTROENTEROL, 890 W Faris Rd Ste 100, Greenville, SC
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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