Dr. Stephen Fadem, MD is a nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in nephrology.


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(713) 364-9939

Dr. Fadem accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthFirst
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
MHealth Insured
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Principal Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Fadem's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

End-Stage Renal Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fadem treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Fadem treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

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 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

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1978
Bexar Co Audie Murphy Va Ho
Fellowship Hospital
1976
University Tex Integrated Hosps
Residency Hospital
1974
University Tex Integrated Hosps
Internship Hospital
1973
University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
Medical School
1969
Tulane University of Louisiana
Undergraduate School
1978
1976
1974
1973
1969

Awards

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

Dr. Fadem's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fadem

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

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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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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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