Dr. Lester Pineda was born in Sydney, Australia and raised in San Francisco. He lived in Seattle for a few years before graduating in paramedic studies from Brigham Young University - Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho. His work experience includes more than five years as a paramedic in Oklahoma and Northern California. Interested in expanding his medical career, he obtained his DO degree as a member of the inaugural class of Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine in Meridian, Idaho. Dr. Pineda and his wife have four young children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, cooking and exploring the city.