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Lester Gottesman, MD

Dr. Gottesman is a general surgeon in the New York area. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai West and St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital St Lukes Division.
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Dr. Gottesman saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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15k doctors
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7.7k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more hemorrhage patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.3k doctors
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1.3k doctors
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637 doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more genital warts patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.0k doctors
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1.0k doctors
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509 doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more anal fissure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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300 doctors
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300 doctors
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149 doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more anal fistula patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.6k doctors
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6.6k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more hemorrhoid patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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10k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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734 doctors
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733 doctors
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366 doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more pilonidal cyst patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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2.5k doctors
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2.4k doctors
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1.2k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw HIV patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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36k doctors
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36k doctors
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18k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more vascular disease patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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802 doctors
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802 doctors
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401 doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw fecal incontinence patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.0k doctors
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2.0k doctors
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1.0k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw vaginal prolapse patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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8.8k doctors
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8.8k doctors
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4.4k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more abscess patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.9k doctors
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3.9k doctors
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2.0k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw skin tag patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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15k doctors
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15k doctors
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7.7k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw more constipation patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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40k doctors
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40k doctors
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20k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.7k doctors
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6.7k doctors
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3.4k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.0k doctors
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5.0k doctors
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2.5k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw ulcerative colitis (UC) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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3.7k doctors
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3.7k doctors
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1.9k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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4.4k doctors
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4.4k doctors
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2.2k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw diverticulosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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13k doctors
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13k doctors
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6.6k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.5k doctors
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5.5k doctors
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2.8k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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14k doctors
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14k doctors
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7.0k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw diarrhea patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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38k doctors
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38k doctors
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19k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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22k doctors
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22k doctors
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11k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw asthma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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23k doctors
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23k doctors
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12k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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9.2k doctors
Dr. Gottesman saw cellulitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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30k doctors
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Dr. Gottesman saw lung condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Gottesman sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
515 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022
48 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1983

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Colon & Rectal Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Gottesman is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Mount Sinai West
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital St Lukes Division
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield