Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD

Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Blue Ash, OH and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

4743 Cornell Rd

Blue Ash, OH 45241

Contact Information

(513) 561-3797

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Pretorius' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Testicular Dysfunction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pretorius treats Testicular Dysfunction more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pretorius treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pretorius treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Pretorius treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Symptomatic Menopause
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pretorius treats Symptomatic Menopause more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Pretorius treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Pretorius' conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Conn's Syndrome
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypokalemia
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Retina Diseases
Rickets
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Blue Ash, OH and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine

Education

  • 1988
    University Calif San Diego
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1981
    National Institute Health
    Fellowship Hospital
    1981
  • 1978
    University Tex
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    University Tex
    Internship Hospital
    1977
  • 1976
    New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Pretorius' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pretorius

3.6

Based on 45 reviews

5 Stars
55.55555555555556%
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4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
31.11111111111111%
(14)

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Terrible. Sits behind his desk and talks at you not with you. Kept discussing treatment for what I kept saying blood work showed wasn't the issue. Gets off on tangents I had to redirect him several times back to my issues. Lower your expectations with him if you decide there are not other...Read More
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My husband has been having issues that have continued to progress for the last 3 1/2 years. The only doctor who would listen to me seriously was Dr Pretorius. Of all of the specialists, we finally found out that my husband has thyroid cancer. If not for Dr. Pretorius, we still would have no...Read More
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Very knowledgeable doctor!! My husbands blood sugar was through the roof with our family doctor. My sister-in-law has been seeing him for years, so we went to see Dr. Pretorius. So glad we did!! Just listening to him speak and tell us what he has done make me a believer. Diabetes is now under...Read More
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Was able to pinpoint my illness after several doctors failed to do so. I attribute this to his scientist mind, and great depth of knowledge. Some complain about his bedside manner. While his IQ seems to be in tip-top shape, he could definitely work on his emotional intelligence. Having said...Read More
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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