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Dr. James Lesher, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (2)
Map Pin Small Castro Valley, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. James Lesher, MD

Dr. James Lesher, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Castro Valley, CA. They graduated from Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and is affiliated with Eden Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Lesher an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Lesher works at Practice in Castro Valley, CA with other offices in San Francisco, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem Blue Cross and UnitedHealthCare 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. Lesher's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Joseph A Karam MD
    19845 Lake Chabot Rd Ste 200, Castro Valley, CA 94546 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (510) 538-5500
  2. 2
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    1199 Bush St Ste 680, San Francisco, CA 94109 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 750-5995

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  • Eden Medical Center

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    About Dr. James Lesher, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1689963118
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Internship and Residency - University of CaliforniaSan Francisco -East Bay Program
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    Medical Education
    • Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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