Dr. Damaris Vega, MD

Dr. Damaris Vega, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
39 y/o
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Dr. Damaris Vega, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Houston Endocrinology Center

12518 Cutten Rd Ste 300

Houston, TX 77066
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Vega performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypoglycemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Vega's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vega "My philosophy is to care and serve patients with high quality, professionalism, and respect."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

Dr. Vega does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Ponce School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Ut Southwest Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • UT Southwestern/Parkland Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Ut Southwest Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vega has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vega's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vega to family and friends
3.6
based on 41 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Vega's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have called the office every day for over a week to tryto schedule an appointment. The receptionist asked to take my number but never called me back, I was put on hold for over 30 minutes and then disconnected, and received an answering machine a number of times with no calls ever returned.
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Will never go back. She prescribed me Metformin and told me I was pre-diabetic when my blood sugar was within normal range, and failed to mention my fatty liver at all (which can be fixed with some lifestyle changes and exercise, no medicine needed). I found all this out after I had been to the ER...more
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Love her! She has gotten me off high doses of unneeded meds and I feel great! She knows her stuff. Highly recommend.
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I was referred to Dr. Vega and told she listens to how you are feeling, that she does not go strictly by your blood work. This is not true. She does not care how you feel. If the blood work does not indicate what you are telling her, she goes by the blood work, not by how you feel. I am totally...more
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Dr. Vega is very compassionate and does not rush you , She listens to all of your concerns and advises appropriately. Her office is FULLY staffed which is a huge plus , you don't have to use an App or email to communicate with her. When she moved it became a little further than I wanted to drive...more
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