Dr. Stephen Ponder, MD

Endocrinology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(6)
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Dr. Stephen Ponder, MD
Dr. Stephen Ponder, MD is an endocrinology doctor who practices in Temple, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Ponder is affiliated with McLane Children's Hospital- Scott and White.

1901 SW H K Dodgen Loop

Temple, TX 76502

Contact Information

(254) 935-5048

Dr. Stephen Ponder, MD

Dr. Stephen Ponder, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 95% of peers
Precocious Puberty
normal
more than 50% of peers
Short Stature
normal
more than 43% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
1

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
35

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Rickets
  • Short Stature
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Utmb-Chld Hlth Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Utmb-Chld Hlth Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ponder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ponder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponder to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ponder's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Spring, TX |
Best pediatric endo we've met.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ponder accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ponder has admitting privileges

McLane Children's Hospital- Scott and White
1901 SW H K Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX 76502
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