Dr. Leah Folb, MD

Dr. Leah Folb, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Leah Folb, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 9 years.

1701 Sunset Blvd

Houston, TX 77005

Contact Information

(713) 526-5511

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 97% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Folb "Dr. Leah Folb is an Endocrine specialist at the Medical Clinic of Houston near the Texas Medical Center and provides consulting services for the assessment, management, monitoring and ongoing care of the following endocrine disorders: • Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, Gestational and Cystic Fibrosis related)• Metabolic Syndrome• Obesity• Insulin resistance• Abnormal cholesterol• Hormone issues (including estrogen and testosterone)• Menopause• Polycystic ovarian syndrome• Osteoporosis and Metabolic bone disease• Calcium metabolism• Kidney stones• Thyroid disorders including thyroid cancer• Parathyroid disorders• Adrenal disorders• Pituitary disorders, and many more. She also provides preventative services such as annual physical exams, bone density, cardiac and cancer screenings. prior your visit, her office will familiarize you with pertinent clinical instructions (i.e. fasting).

The Clinic is located minutes from the Medical Center, but is housed in its own facility with self and valet parking, diagnostic services incl X-ray, CT, MRI, bone density scans, mammograms, complete cardiac testing, in-room blood drawing for on-site laboratory testing, and nutritional and ADA recognized diabetes education. Specialists available at the clinic include IM, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, & Hematology/Oncology if specialist consultation be needed. Please see the Clinic's website for further information."

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
47

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achalasia - Adrenal - Alacrima Syndrome
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Lab Service
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

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

  • University Of Arkansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Houston-Downtown
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Bayor College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • The Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • The Methodist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Folb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Folb's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Folb to family and friends
4.1
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Folb Says:

Thank you for your important feedback. We utilize patient feedback as a mechanism to continue to improve our processes and increase communication with our staff in order to maintain excellent patient satisfaction. We want to ensure that we are doing everything possible to provide the very best care in a comfortable, welcoming environment as the Clinic's goal is to provide both excellent...

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Dr. Folb's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Houston, TX |
Extremely knowledgeable. So easy to talk to. Excellent care.
Thank you for taking the time to describe your very positive experience which may ultimately help others find Dr. Folb or any of our wonderful doctors!
in Houston, TX |
Excellent doctor, took her time with me, asked the right questions and made all the best recommendations to me. I waited a while till I could finally get an appointment but she was defiantly worth it
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Folb is GREAT! A pleasure to work with!!! I would recommend her to anyone struggling with diabetes. K. M. Perry
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Dr. Folb accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Folb has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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