Dr. Steven Petak, MD

Dr. Steven Petak, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Steven Petak, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1979 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

6550 Fannin St Ste 1101

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-0006

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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
    1996
  • 1985
    University Tex
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1982
    University Tex
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    University Tex
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School
    1979
  • 1975
    University Of Illinois-Urbana
    Undergraduate School
    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%
(17)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(2)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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