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ABAI Welcomes Dr. Lester to the Board


Mitchell R. Lester, MD

Dr. Mitchell R. Lester received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University in Providence, RI.

He completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Brown University Affiliated Hospitals. Dr. Lester practiced general pediatrics for 5 years before he did his Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine in Denver, CO. Dr. Lester was the former Clinical Director, Division of Immunology and Director of the Pediatric Asthma Center both at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts before moving to at Fairfield County (CT) Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates in 1999.

He is a former member of the Board of Regents of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, former member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Allergy and Immunology, former President and CME Committee Chair of the New England Society of Allergy, and has been a member of other committees of those organizations. Dr. Lester is a repeat recipient of “Top Doc” honors in Fairfield County, the New York metro area, and Connecticut.

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