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Linda Lester, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Endocrinology and diabetes

Special focus

  • Thyroid Cancer

Locations and contact

I see patients at

About me

I strive to partner with patients to improve their health and prevent long term consequences of any illness.  I believe that educating patients about their conditions and engaging them in their health care choices is the best approach to care. I am married with three wonderful children. I love hiking, skiing, biking, reading, dancing and photography and anything with my dog.     

Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

  • Residency

    • Internal Medicine Providence Medical Center, Portland
  • Fellowship

    • Endocrinology,Diabetes and Nutrition-Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Certified in Endocrinology

Memberships and associations:

  • Internal Medicine, 1991; Endocrinology, 1995
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Insurance

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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.9 out of 5 (199 Ratings, 101 Reviews)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

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