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Suzanne Lester, MD

Suzanne Lester, MD

Suzanne Lester, MD

PAR Internal Medicine Residency Program


Medical School: 
University of California, San Francisco
Residency and Fellowships: 

Residency, Family Medicine, Santa Rosa, University of California San Francisco

Clinical & Teaching Interests: 

Dr. Lester is a Spanish-language proficient family physician in part-time practice, and mother of two. She chose to return to her family's southern roots after being raised in the Northeast, educated in Northern California and traveling extensively in Latin America.  Dr. Lester's primary interests are in serving stigmatized and marginalized underserved communities with a particular interest in Spanish-speaking immigrant communities and Women’s Health. She teaches medical students, and hopefully will teach residents in the future about how to become highly skilled compassionate family physicians bringing care to impoverished areas of the southeast.

In addition, she serves as the Family Medicine Interest Group advisor.

Academic Appointments:

  • 2010 - Present Faculty for Clinical Skills and Community Health, GRU/UGA Medical Partnership
  • 2012 - Present Site Clerkship Director for Family Medicine, GRU/UGA Medical Partnership

Expertise & Interests:

  • Care of the Underserved
  • Women’s’ Health
  • Adolescent Health
Personal Interests: 

In her free time, Dr. Lester enjoys hanging out with her family, learning new tricks on the flying trapeze, running with her dogs and reading crime novels.

Athens Regional Health System

Piedmont Athens Regional Health System is one of Northeast Georgia's largest health care systems. Comprised of an acute care facility with 350-plus beds, four urgent care centers, a quality network of physicians and specialists, a health maintenance organization and a home health agency, Piedmont Athens Regional is a progressive health care system committed to excellence and dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life of our communities.


1199 Prince Avenue
Suite 70
Athens, GA 30606 / USA