Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
(43)
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Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD
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

Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD

Dr. Harold Pretorius, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Testicular Dysfunction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Symptomatic Menopause
high
more than 89% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Pretorius'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.

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

3  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pretorius has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pretorius' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pretorius to family and friends
43 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Pretorius' 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...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...more
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Staff could not book appointment appropriately. 'Nurse' could not draw blood and asked me to come back another day! Dr. Pretorius is a dangerous doctor. When a doctor has purchased expensive equipment to do tests at his office, watch out. He runs all kinds of unnecessary tests just to bill your...more
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I have been a patient for many years. He is very knowledgeable and takes the time to talk with every patient. He has done an awesome job managing my hypothyroidism and has,kept my weight down. He cares about all aspects of my health and has always gone the extra mile. You may have to be in the...more
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Dr. Pretorius accepts 8 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Dr. Pretorius' affiliated hospitals

Bethesda North Hospital
10500 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
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Christ Hospital
2139 Auburn Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219
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