Dr. Steven B. Leichter, MD

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Dr. Steven B. Leichter, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

Endocrine Consultants, P.C. 2425 Brookstone Centre Pkwy, Columbus, GA 31904 Get Directions
(706) 322-1700

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Dr. Leichter specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and practices in Columbus, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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2.4 based on 54 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Leichter
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (51)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (52)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (52)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Leichter's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (50)
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Phenix City, AL |
I truly believe the only people that post negative on reviews have No life and hate there life! I have been a patient for 5+ years. Dr. Leichter is a brilliant doctor. I love the staff; they are professional and very sweet. My husband and three of my friends see Dr. Leichter that's why I see him I wanted my DM to be just as controlled as my friends are and my A1C has been 5.8 for 5 years and I feel great!
Phenix City, AL |
I go there for my Thyroid NOT my sugar, my sugar has been normal of near normal for over a year now......I just want to know about my Thyroid!!!!!!!!!
Lagrange, GA |
No prognosis. Very one sided visit . Staff appeared stressed out and irritable
in Columbus, GA |
His staff informed me he schedules and see 40 - 60 patients a day, In the year I saw him, he did nothing but add metformin to my insulin pump and CGM, Kept referig to his famous weight loss protocol, which was an appt with a nurse educator, as a 52 yo man living with sudden onset (age 44) type 1.5 or as he called it type 3, (said I had both). Never wanted to listen to me to rushed to see others. With all of the new treatments coming out every year, I would think there were more options A1C 7
in Columbus, GA |
I am the parent of Mykel Juree Collins. On 22 Dec 2015 @ 1000 hrs our experience was a total failure. Your hired help was very rude and unprofessional. Instead of leaving satisfied with a solution in ref to our A1C (14), we left confused with a one sided conversation, communicated poorly. A US Veteran of 21 yrs, I request to speak directly to you, the Physician as Tricare referred. Thank God for therapy for my PTSD. I am truly upset from her telling me I don't care about or for my daughter.
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Procedures Performed

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1970

  • Internship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center

    Completed in 1971

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Hospital

    Completed in 1973

    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center

    Completed in 1972

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Washington University

    Completed in 1975

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Leichter's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Leichter

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients