Dr. Steven Leichter, MD

Dr. Steven Leichter, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(55)
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Dr. Steven Leichter, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Columbus, GA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 47 years.

2425 Brookstone Centre Pkwy

Columbus, GA 31904

Contact Information

(706) 322-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & 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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Barnes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leichter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leichter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leichter to family and friends
2.5
based on 55 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Leichter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Phenix City, AL |
Would not ever recommend him , staff was hard to reach.Never saw the same healt care twice, so many of them I just got tired of going. Saw the actual Doctor one every 6 months. Because I had a few other doctors to see I missed some appointment was told they put me out the clinic. Best thing to ever happen ,love my new pulmonary Dr Now and my health is much better.
in Columbus, GA |
We were nervous when our 10 year old son was diagnosed as a Type 1 Diabetic. Dr. Leichter was able to see him in less than a week, but another local Endo couldn't see him for more than a month. I was warned away from this office, but I have nothing but good things to say. They talk to my son, and remember he is only 10. He has been trained as well as we have, which is important because he will have to deal with this for the rest of his life. I would recommend this office to anyone.
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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Dr. Leichter accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • 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. Leichter has admitting privileges

Midtown Medical Center
710 Center St
Columbus, GA 31901
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