Dr. Steven Petak, MD

Dr. Steven Petak, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteopenia
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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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

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Procedures

  • Bone Density Scan
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

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 Illinois-Urbana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Tex
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Tex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Tex
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Houston School Of Law Jd
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Petak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petak to family and friends
4.0
based on 24 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Petak'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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Houston, TX
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...more
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in Houston, TX
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...more
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in La Porte TX
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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in Houston, TX
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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in Katy, TX
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...more
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