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Photograph of Dr. Lester Stine a board-certified gastroenterologist

Lester Stine MD

Medical Director

Dr. Lester E. Stine was born in the Pittsburgh area. He received his undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He remained in Baltimore and received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins in 1986. Dr. Stine then completed an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland. He received the Charles Carpenter Award for Clinical Excellence as a Senior Resident. Dr. Stine's interest in liver disease took him to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he did his Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Stine is Board-Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He scored in the top 10% of nationwide gastroenterology board candidates. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.


Dr. Stine is active on the staff of Heritage Valley Health System Sewickley Campus, Heritage Valley Health System Kennedy  Campus (formerly Ohio Valley General Hospital), and Three Rivers Endoscopy Center. He is now President of the Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition and Medical Director of Three Rivers Endoscopy Center.  He is a participating physician in Pennsylvania Blue Shield and Medicare. His practice is limited to Gastroenterology. Dr. Stine is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association, and Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology.


Dr. Stine's interests include liver disease, gastrointestinal tumors, and therapeutic Endoscopy, including ERCP. In his leisure time, he enjoys golf, fishing, cooking, and spending time with his family.

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