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Dr. Brian Lester, MD

Dermatology*
3.3 (12)
Map Pin Small Brookline, MA
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Brian Lester, MD

Dr. Brian Lester, MD is a Dermatologist in Brookline, MA. They specialize in Dermatology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Dermatology. They graduated from yale University and is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lester an average 3.3 star rating.

Dr. Lester works at Practice in Brookline, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Eczema and Contact Dermatitis, Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) and Seborrheic Dermatitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lester's Office Locations

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    Brookline Dermatology LLC
    235 Cypress St Ste 200, Brookline, MA 02445 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 277-0800

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Martha's Vineyard Hospital

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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Seborrheic Dermatitis

Treatment frequency



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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Boil
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Contact Dermatitis
Folliculitis
Nail Infection
Birthmark
Intertrigo
Keloid Scar
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Rash
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Actinic Keratosis
Athlete's Foot
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Dry Skin
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Fungal Nail Infection
Genital Warts
Hypertrophic Scar
Inflamed Seborrheic Keratosis
Itchy Skin
Melanoma
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Plantar Wart
Poison Ivy
Psoriasis
Psoriasis Vulgaris
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin Cancer
Skin Ulcer
Tinea Versicolor
Vasculitis
Warts
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Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Wart Freezing
Acne
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Alopecia
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Burn Injuries
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Cellulitis
Cold Sore
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Excessive Sweating
Hair Loss
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Hives
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Impetigo
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Jock Itch
Lipomas
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Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Pityriasis Rosea
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Shingles
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Skin Discoloration
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Sunburn
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Telogen Effluvium
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Melanoma Screening
Mole Evaluation
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Skin Tag Removal
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    3.3
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    About Dr. Brian Lester, MD

    Specialties*
    • Dermatology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Afrikaans
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    NPI Number
    • 1508857848
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • yale University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Brian Lester, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lester is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lester has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lester has seen patients for Eczema and Contact Dermatitis, Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) and Seborrheic Dermatitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lester on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Lester. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lester.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Lester, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Lester appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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