Dr. Stephen Fadem, MD

Dr. Stephen Fadem, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 72

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Fadem, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Fadem has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center and CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fadem to book an appointment.


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Kidney Associates

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(713) 795-5511
Kidney Associates6624 Fannin St Houston, TX 77030
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Dr Fadem is everything you want in a doctor. Just follow his recommendations and take care of yourself, god will do the rest. Excellent staff.
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Clyde B in Baytown, TX – Jan 20, 2017
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I have been on hemodialysis since June, 1999, Dr. Fadem is by far the best Dr. I know out there I would ALWAYS recommend him to ANYONE.
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Dr. Fadem accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

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Practice Areas

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fadem treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Fadem treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fadem treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Fadem treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fadem treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Fadem treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

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Dr. Fadem's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

To provide the highest standards of care and service to our patients, as well as optimal service to our colleagues and payors, and to provide an excellent work environment.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Education

1978
Bexar Co Audie Murphy Va Ho
Fellowship Hospital
1976
University Tex Integrated Hosps
Residency Hospital
1974
U Tex Integrated Hosps
Internship Hospital
1969
Tulane University of Louisiana
Undergraduate School

Awards

  • US News & World Report Top Doctors, 2010
  • NKF Distinguished Service Award, 1989
  • Maureen Lundin aakpRenalife Award, 2007,2010
  • Samuel Orenstein Award, 2006
  • AAKP's Peter Lundin Award, 2004
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - NKF of Southeast Texas, 2004
  • Top Doctors in Houston (Health & Fitness Sports Magazine), 2010 -
  • Visionary Award for CKD Education Initiatives (AAKP), 2006
  • Medal of Excellence Nominee - AAKP, 2001, 2008
  • Top Doctors in America (Castle Connolly), 2008 -
  • Nova Award AAKP, 2002
  • Council Nephrology Social Workers Physician of the Year, 1998
  • Houston's Top Doctors (HTexas Magazine), 2010 -
  • President's Award NKF, 1998
  • Distinguished Service Award NKF Southeast Texas, 1999

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Affiliated Hospitals

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HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

Houston, TX

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center

Houston, TX

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)