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Dr. Arthur Lester, MD

Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Arthur Lester is a diligent and caring ear, nose & throat doctor serving the communities of Maplewood, Springfield Township, and Belleville, NJ. Dr. Lester attended the Università degli Studi di Bologna Scuola di Medicina e Chirurgia, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in otolaryngology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He completed another residency in otolaryngology and fellowship in ear, nose and throat at United Hospital. He has also completed an internship at Queens Hospital Center. Dr. Lester is a part of Empire Medical and is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center in NJ. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the New Jersey Medical Group Management Association. Dr. Lester’s clinical interests include chronic and acute ear infections, tonsillitis, throat pain, neck cancer, and melanoma. He has treated and managed a diverse range of medical dysfunctions. Dr. Lester is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Clara Maass Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Università degli Studi di Bologna Scuola di Medicina e Chirurgia
  • United Hospital, Fellowship in Ear, Nose and Throat
  • United Hospital, Residency in Otolaryngology
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Residency in Otolaryngology
  • Queens Hospital Center (Internship)

Professional memberships

  • New Jersey Medical Group Management Association

Awards and publications

  • Laser Committee- Clara Maass –Chair

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1528028347

Office locations

Empire Medical Associates

55 Morris Ave, Suite 100

Springfield Township, NJ 07081

Empire Medical Associates

50 Newark Ave, Suite 205

Belleville, NJ 07109

Empire Medical Associates

264 Boyden Ave.

Maplewood, NJ 07040

Empire Medical Associates

5 Franklin Avenue, Suite 302

Belleville, NJ 07109

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I have visited Dr Lester 3 times now. I don't know why I continued to torture myself after the 2nd visit, but...you learn. His office in Maplewood has an absolutely terrible parking situation, and Dr. Lesters bedside manner leaves a LOTto be desired. Don't go here if you want a Doctor that explains things to you without pushing the idea that you could obtain a life threatening illness and die for simple issues. His nursing staff is fantastic though. Fantastic. I wish them all the best and really wish I could see them elsewhere.
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He's very attentive and thorough... Will continue to follow up with him
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr.Lester was so sweet and very knowledgeable on all things related to his field. He was very comforting and his bedside manner was superb. He was also very gentle with my procedure and quick! The wait time was a little longerthan i would have preferred but once I got to see the doctor, he was absolutely worth the wait. Thank you Dr.Lester!
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Dr Arthur Lester was professional, he explained his diagnosis with an anology and made sure, I understood the diagnosis
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Dr. Lester is a great doctor. He is knowledgeable and caring about his patients. However, his office staff is unprofessional, unorganized, and uncaring. I had to call numerous times in order to have a revised prescription faxed to the medicalfacility. In the end, Dr. Lester's office never sent the revised prescription to the medical imaging office and I ended up canceling my appointment with Dr. Lester and booking with a different doctor.
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Very nice guy and very thorugh
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Great profesional with positive attitude.
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My review is likely biased by the very lengthy wait time on my one visit - at least an hour plus a good 20 min in one of his exam rooms waiting while he was caring for another patient. Dr. Lestertreated my issue effectively without any discomfort. He is very down-to-earth with a shake of the hand and a "Nice to meet you." I'd probably go back to him, if necessary, although I wish that the wait had been quite a bit shorter!
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