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Neil Lester

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  • Pediatric Radiology

  • Diagnostic Radiology

Clinical Focus


  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Sound Shore Medical Ctr/ New Rochelle Hospital Medical Ct

  • Residency, Radiology
    Staten Island University Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Radiology
    Children's Hospital Boston


    Dr. Neil Lester joined the Mount Sinai faculty as Assistant Professor of Radiology in 2011. In 2012 he was appointed Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.

    He is a ABR Certified radiologist with an additional Certificate of Advanced Qualification in pediatric radiology.  He attended the University of Southern California and then Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Lester was chief resident at Staten Island University Hospital. Following residency, Dr. Lester subspecialized in pediatric imaging at Children's Hospital of Boston.

    Dr. Lester is an author and contributor in the radiology and medical literature. He has presented scientific and educational exhibits at both national and international meetings, including the Radiologic Society of North America and the International Society of Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Lester is the director of the pediatric radiology elective rotation at the Icahn School of Medicine and is actively involved in teaching both residents and medical students. 




Lester N, Durazzo T, Kaye A, Ahl M, Forman HP. Referring physicians' attitudes toward international interpretation of teleradiology images. AJR. American journal of roentgenology 2007 Jan; 188(1).

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Lester did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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