Dr. Stephen Usala, MD

Dr. Stephen Usala, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Stephen Usala, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Amarillo, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.Read his story

1215 S Coulter St Ste 405

Amarillo, TX 79106

Contact Information

(806) 358-8437

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Usala performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Adrenal Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Adrenal Gland Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Usala's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Usala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Usala "I have lived in Amarillo since 1996. Previously I was a tenured associate professor at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, engaged in research, teaching and patient care before leaving to open a private practice in diabetes, endocrinology and internal medicine in Amarillo. I am married with four grown children."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Usala "Diagnosis oriented, listening and communication stressed, effective and affordable therapy plans jointly developed"

3  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Lab Service
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

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

  • University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • U Hosps-Case West Res U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Hosps-Case West Res U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Usala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Usala's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Usala to family and friends
33 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Usala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (9)

Amazing doc and staff! Jeri is so great with the pumps and you can always count on them to do anything to help you out! Best doc. In town!
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Gave me excellent care, and diagnosed my health issues in less than 1 day. My previous MD was unable to figure this out after months of care, multiple visits and endless labs. Thank you Dr. Usala
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I have been seeing Dr Usala for over 10 years now and he has always been very professional and very attentive to what was going on with me. I would recommend Dr Usala to anyone.
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I see Dr. Usala for Type I diabetes and he answers all of my questions and never seems rushed to get to his next appointment. He gives good advice to improve blood sugar control. His nurse Jeri is a very good trainer and very knowledgeable on insulin pumps. I highly recommend Dr. Usala and his...more
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Dr. Usala is a great doctor and takes care of my problems in a professional manner. He listens to what is going on with my disease and expects to hear from me after I get out of hospital. I would recommend him to family members and friends alike. Great job Dr. USALA
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