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Dr. Steel's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Steel "About Dr. Steel Diabetes expert Dr. Richard J. Steel, has been the overseeing physician at Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center for over seven years. He is a fierce proponent of diabetic causes, and he's dedicated his life not only to treating his patients, but to educating them as well. Richard J. Steel, MD specializes in the prevention, detection, and control of diabetes. He has a sophisticated, well-established, and successful medical practice in McAllen, Texas. We want our patients to know that Dr. Steel is personally involved in the training of all the physicians at Alliance in Health Diabetes Control Center, in order to ensure that every patient receives the highest level of care in the industry. Richard J. Steel, MD is happily married to his wife of 17 years, and is the owner of a scrappy Bichon Frise named Mr. Hades. He is a Navy veteran of the Gulf War, and the founder and director of our center. Dr. Steel received his medical degree at Mexican-American University of the North. He went on to complete his residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, and attained his certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Steel is a member of the following professional associations: The American College of Physicians | The Texas Medical Association | The American Medical Association He has dedicated his career to diabetes management and preventative medicine. Dr. Steel is a firm believer in creating strong partnerships with his patients to improve their quality of life. He is affiliated with local hospitals and is able to work with most health insurance providers. Dr. Steel is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. "Patients know what is best for them. My duty as a physician is to listen to my patients and, together with them, develop a customized plan for them to achieve their best possible health." ~ Richard J. Steel, MD For further information please contact us or visit our website at: www.diabetes.expert."
This content was provided by Dr. Steel "My duty as a physician is to listen to my patients and together with them, develop a plan for them to achieve their best possible health. Diabetes is our passion and we would love to show you how the most knowledgeable staff in the area can help you live a healthier and more comfortable life. We are continually exploring new technologies and treatment options to improve quality of life for diabetics."
Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Chronic Diabetes Management
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Texas.
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.
University Of Texas Pan American
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
Mexican-American University Of The North School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2001
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
Other Education | Completed 1999
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steel to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (4 with comments)
Likelihood to Recommend (27)
Dr. Steel's Performance
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Steel Says:
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Once again, thank you for taking the time to let us know how you feel. We appreciate your business and truly want to make your experience as pleasant
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steel to family and friends is 4.7 out of 5