Steven J. Lester, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Sonographer
  3. Internist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Coronary artery disease
  2. Heart valve disease
  1. Cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease and prevention
  1. 1999
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - EchocardiographyMedical Center, University of California, San Francisco
  2. 1997
    Fellow - Chief Cardiology Fellow at St. Paul's Hospital, The Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences CenterUniversity of British Columbia
  3. 1995
    Fellow - Cardiology at St. Paul's Hospital, The Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences CenterUniversity of British Columbia
  4. 1994
    Resident - Internal Medicine at St. Michael's and The Toronto HospitalUniversity of Toronto
  5. 1991
    MDUniversity of Toronto School of Medicine
  6. 1987
    BSUniversity of Western Ontario

Certifications

  1. 2002
    Adult Comp EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  2. 1996
    CardiologyRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons Canada
  3. 1995
    Internal MedicineRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2011
    Physician Recognition AwardMayo Clinic in Arizona Echocardiography Program Class of 2011
  2. 1998
    Hydrocephalus Association AwardAwarding Organization
  3. 1997
    Rotary-Todokoro Prize in CardiologyAwarding Organization
  4. 1997
    Max B. Walters Cardiology Resident AwardAwarding Organization
  5. 1996
    Award for Excellence in the Field of CardiologyWyeth-Ayerst
  6. 1996
    Rotary-Todokoro Prize in CardiologyAwarding Organization
  7. 1995
    Prize in CardiologyAbbott Laboratories
  8. 1990
    Walter F. Watkins ScholarshipAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Operations Management Team, Executive Operations Team, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  2. 2014 - 2016
    Membere-Health Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  3. 2014
    Vice ChairDepartment of Contracting and Payer Relations, Department of Administration, Mayo Clinic Board of Governors
  4. 2013 - 2017
    ChairIndustry Relations (IRT) Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  5. 2013 - 2015
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  6. 2013 - 2014
    MemberDepartment of Contracting and Payer Relations, Department of Administration, Mayo Clinic Board of Governors
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberACCF/AHA/ACP Task Force on Clinical Competence and Training
  8. 2012 - 2014
    MemberScientific Session Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography
  9. 2012 - 2014
    MemberFoundation Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography
  10. 2012 - 2013
    Co-ChairIndustry Relations (IRT) Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  11. 2011 - 2014
    MemberFinance Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  12. 2010 - present
    MemberIndustry Relations (IRT) Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  13. 2009 - 2014
    Program DirectorFellowship in Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Diseases, Programs in Arizona
  14. 2009 - 2011
    MemberEducation Planning & Oversight Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  15. 2008 - 2012
    MemberRevenue Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  16. 2008 - 2011
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Society of Echocardiography
  17. 2007 - 2009
    MemberProgram Committee, Annual Scientific Session, American Society of Echocardiography
  18. 2006 - 2008
    MemberGuidelines and Standards Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  19. 2005 - 2008
    MemberFinance Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  20. 2005 - 2006
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  21. 2000 - 2005
    MemberArizona Society of Echocardiography
  22. 1999 - 2005
    MemberResearch Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  23. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  24. 1995 - present
    MemberRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  25. 1994 - 1997
    MemberPost Graduate Education Cardiology Committee (PECC), University of British Columbia
  26. 1990 - 1991
    MemberMedical Admissions Committee, University of Toronto
  27.  
    Reviewer/AssessorEvaluation of a Doctoral Thesis on Atrial Dynamics and Function, University of Sydney
  28.  
    Vice PresidentArizona Society of Echocardiography
  29.  
    FellowRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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