LESTER MACHADO, MD, DDS -TREASURER
A California native, Dr. Machado has had his own private practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery in San Diego since 1990. His office is near the Rady Children's Hospital where is he an active member of San Diego's Cleft Palate and Craniofacial teams. He has a very special interest in the care of children with facial deformities. He is fluent in Spanish and active with overseas cleft palate surgical teams, as well.
He completed his education at University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry and at the Hahnemann University School of Medicine. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgical training at Louisiana State University at New Orleans, where he also earned his Master of Science in anatomy.
Lester has served on the boards of several business, professional and community organizations including: Bank of Southern California, San Diego County Dental Association, San Diego Dental Health Foundation, and The Coming Together Foundation. He is passionate about the grassroots effort to stop the climate crisis because of the severe health implications for humans and the potential devastation to the entire planet of continued carbon emissions.