Scott C. Lester, M.D.

  1. Radiation Oncologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Scott C. Lester, M.D., is a radiation oncologist at Mayo Clinic. He treats a wide range of malignant and benign conditions. He has special interests in proton therapy, wellness for the patient with cancer, and incorporation of advanced imaging techniques into radiotherapy planning and treatment. His areas of clinical focus are the following:

  • Management of patient's with complex and rare cancers including those previously treated with radiation
  • Treatment of hematologic malignancies including lymphomas, leukemias, and myeloma
  • Treatment of head and neck malignancies
  • Treatment of skin cancers including use of total skin electron beam therapy
  • Cardiac-sparing radiotherapy
  • Geriatric oncology
  1. Brachytherapy
  2. External beam radiation therapy
  3. Proton therapy
  4. Total body irradiation
  1. 2019
    ResidentRadiation Oncology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2015
    Internship - Department of Internal MedicineGeorge Washington University Hospital
  3. 2014
    Medical SchoolWake Forest School of Medicine
  4. 2010
    BSDavidson College

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberInternational Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberRadiation Oncology Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberParticle Therapy Cooperative Group - North America (PTCOG-NA)
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Radiology