Dr. Lester E Mertz MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Lester Mertz is a rheumatologist in Scottsdale, Arizona and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Mayo Clinic Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation

Mayo Clinic Hospital
High performing in Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1984

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1984 - 1987

Medical College of Wisconsin
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
2004

Publications & Presentations

Hemi-meningitis: A focal sign heralding a multisystem necrotizing vasculitis.
Wingerchuk, D.M., Dyck, P.B., Mertz, L.E.

Coccidioidomycosis in rheumatology patients: incidence and potential risk factors.
Mertz, L.E., Blair, J.E.

Vasculitis associated with malignancy.
Mertz, L. E., Conn, D. L.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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