Dr. Richard Steel, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 51

Dr. Richard Steel, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Mcallen, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Doctors Hospital At Renaissance and McAllen Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Steel to book an appointment.

Dr. Steel

Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center

800 E Dove Ave Mcallen, TX 78504
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Steel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Steel

4.7

Based on 35 ratings

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  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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Absolutely pleased with Dr. Steel attitude, instruction and delivery all presented a calm, direct approach to his diagnosis and diabetes care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Eduard Zeller – Nov 28, 2020
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Not open enough hours.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Nov 21, 2020
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If everyone would listen to Dr. Steel they would live longer and have a better life. Awesome doctor!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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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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No results
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No results
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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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What could be improved
No results
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Mary Fine in Mcallen, TX – Aug 09, 2016
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Care Philosophy

"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...Read more

Biography

About Dr. Steel

Diabetes expert Dr. Richard Steel has been the overseeing physician at Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center for over...
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2008
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1999
us navy
1994
University of Texas Pan American
Undergraduate School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Richard Steel, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Steel has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Richard Steel, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Richard Steel, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Steel's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Richard Steel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Steel frequently treats Proteinuria, Diabetic Polyneuropathy, and Hypogonadism. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Steel treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Steel, MD's office located?

Dr. Steel's office is located at 800 E Dove Ave, Mcallen, TX 78504. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Richard Steel, MD speak?

Dr. Steel speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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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 conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Foot Exam
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Goiter
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipedema
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(956) 630-4200

Dr. Steel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Locations

Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center

Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center800 E Dove Ave Mcallen, TX 78504
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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