Dr. Richard Steel, MD

Dr. Richard Steel, MD

Diabetes Medicine  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Richard Steel, MD is a diabetes medicine specialist in Mcallen, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Mexican-American University Of The North School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in diabetes medicine and internal medicine.Read his story

800 E Dove Ave Ste I

Mcallen, TX 78504

Contact Information

(956) 630-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

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

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Steel treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Steel's conditions and procedures:

Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Chronic Diabetes Management
Diabetes
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic Retinopathy
Graves' Disease
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hyperthyroidism
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Metabolic Syndrome
Osteoporosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Disease
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 y...

Specialties

  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Steel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Steel

4.7

Based on 28 reviews

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1 Star
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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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he takes time to listen if he doesn't have the answer he'll find it.
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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...Read More
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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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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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