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Dr. Steven Petak, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Petak

Methodist Academic Medical Association

6550 Fannin St Ste 1101 Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Steven Petak, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1979 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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Dr. Petak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petak treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Petak treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petak treats Hypothyroidism more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Petak treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petak treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Petak treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Petak's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Male Infertility
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroiditis
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

Individualized care with state of the art facilities at the point of service.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1996
University Of Houston School Of Law Jd
1985
University Tex
Fellowship Hospital
1982
University Tex
Residency Hospital
1980
University Tex
Internship Hospital
1979
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1975
University of Illinois-Urbana
Undergraduate School
1996
1985
1982
1980
1979
1975

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • ISCD - Clinician of the Year, 2004
  • President, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2006
  • President, International Society for Clincial Densitometry, 2005
  • Best Doctors in America, 2004
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005-2006

Dr. Petak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Petak

4.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
70.83333333333333%
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4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(4)

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He's so kind and he means well and really has a mission to stop diabetes before it starts. I really think he takes himself and his work very seriously. I don't need to be coddled I just need to be healthy and I think he provides a well thought out action plan as he considers the whole person.Those who think he's preoccupied are more concerned with their hurt feelings not their health.I believe he's heard it all and doesn't need to hear all the whining and excuses.He just wants to help.
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DO NOT RECOMMEND. I am deeply disappointed in the service I received from this provider, after not 1 but 3 visits. Has no bedside manners, doesn't seem to care what I have to say, minimal eye contact, seems distracted and preoccupied with other things other than concentrating on talking about my case. Doesn't know the side effects (that I claimed to have) of the medication he prescribed me. He is supposed to be there to provide quality care, not to put people down and simply collect a paycheck.
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Schedules enough time for the visit that you don't feel rushed and you aren't sitting in the waiting room for hours because they over scheduled; he really listens and talks to you in language you can understand
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Seemed a little preoccupied. didn't make me feel comfortable. Felt he was not interested in what I had to say. Not very personable. Would not recommend him. Hard to read. Seems to be distracted.
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Saved my life, best endocrinologist in Houston period. Before him I saw endocrinologist of Houston and ended up in the emergency room 5 times from a major misdiagnosis from a female doctor there. The ER Doctor referred me to Dr. Petak and I didn't even have hypothyroidism and he saved me from 3 misdiagnoses from the other doctor which almost killed me. I'm doing great on the correct diagnosis and not bed ridden anymore. Dr. Petak literally saved my life. God Bless
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I came to Houston from New York with a hyperparathyroid condition and was referred to Dr. Steven Petak at Houston Methodist Hospital. I can?t say enough about the wonderful care I received from Dr. Petak. He's calm, kind, caring, and genuinely concerned about my health. Dr. Petak listens when you speak, and he records and addresses all of your concerns with respect. Never feel rushed. Erica, his assistant, is as wonderful! Dr. Petak is truly a rare gem and a blessing! The absolute best!
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