Dr. Richard Steel, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism •  Male • Age 50
  
Dr. Steel

Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center

800 E Dove Ave Mcallen, TX 78504

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(956) 630-4200

Dr. Richard Steel, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Mcallen, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Mexican-American University Of The North School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.


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Dr. Steel accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Steel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Kidney Disease
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Dr. Steel treats Kidney Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Steel treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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Dr. Steel treats Diabetic Ketoacidosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Steel treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
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Dr. Steel treats Hyperlipidemia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Steel treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Steel's conditions and procedures:

  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Steel's Reviews

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4.8

Based on 32 reviews

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If everyone would listen to Dr. Steel they would live longer and have a better life. Awesome doctor!
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He saved my life. – Feb 13, 2020
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We were very impressed with staff and with Dr. Steel. Very knowledgeable and we will continue to see as our primary MD.
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Lucia N.D – Nov 28, 2019
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I just love my doctor! He listens to everything I say, and he keeps me healthy and happy. He is genuinely concerned with my diabetes and promotes changes in my life that directly lead to better diabetes control. I also like his team. They are excellent as well.
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Chris – Aug 07, 2019
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I enjoyed my visit. I thought Dr. Steel and staff were easy giving and easy to talk too. Very professional. Highly recommend him.
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Robert Garza in McAllen, TX – Jun 29, 2019
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Dr Steel was excellent, very warm, understanding, and quite knowledgeable. Great staff, clean and beautiful office.
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Jun 25, 2019
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Extremely knowledgeable, kind, and approachable doctor. Addressed all of my problems in a very professional manner. And the office is absolutely beautiful too. I would not hesitate to recommend this doctor to anyone.
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May 10, 2018
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he takes time to listen if he doesn't have the answer he'll find it.
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Tom Lemen in Mission, TX – May 26, 2017
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The office is very professional, clean, and well run. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Dr. Steel is one of my favorite physicians, he is kind and helpful. Explains things clearly, and he takes the time to treat me as a human, not just a patient to get in and get out. He is a great diabetes doctor. I highly recommend him to everyone.
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A. Mujica in McAllen, TX – Nov 15, 2016
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Just saw Dr. Steel for the first time. He was intelligent, compassionate, easy to talk to and genuinely concerned with my overall health. Would recommend him as a diabetes specialist to anyone.
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Donald Wright in Mcallen, TX – Sep 22, 2016
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My visit was really wonderful. Dr. Steel was friendly and knowledgeable, and he displayed a real care for my personal situation. One of the best experiences with the medical profession I have ever had.
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Mary Fine in Mcallen, TX – Aug 09, 2016
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About Me

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 ...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2008
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2001
Mexican-American University Of The North School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999
us navy
1994
University of Texas Pan American
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center

Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center800 E Dove Ave Mcallen, TX 78504
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Doctors Hospital At Renaissance

Edinburg, TX

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Edinburg Regional Medical Center

Edinburg, TX

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

McAllen Medical Center

McAllen, TX
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Mission Regional Medical Center

Mission, TX

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2017)