Dr. Steven R. Potter, MD

Dr. Steven R. Potter, MD

Save

Urology | Male | 49 years old

8 reviews| Leave a review
You've got options
Here's a few other providers to consider
Narrow your results
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING
LOADING

Learn about this doctor

Care Philosophy

"Kidney transplant is the gold standard therapy for renal failure, so it's a privilege to be able to offer patients in East Texas the same kind of care that's available at the best institutions in the country."Steven Potter, MD, is highly qualified to step into the role of ETMC's transplant program director. He is fellowship trained in transplant surgery and is a board- certified urologist. He also has performed research in methods of laparoscopic kidney removal, helping to revolutionize donor surgery.Area residents have a lot to gain from Dr. Potter's expertise and experience, which includes six years at Johns Hopkins Hospital. "ETMC and I have worked very hard to put together a program that emphasizes quality and positive outcomes in transplant medicine. The people of East Texas deserve access to local care that's first-class, and that's what we intend to provide."Read more

Personal Bio

Dr. Steven Potter is the Program Director of the ETMC Transplant Program in Tyler, Texas. He is fellowship trained in...Read more

Dr. Potter's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Potter's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

41
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

21
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Potter

Dr. Potter accepts 25 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality
Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Potter has admitting privileges.

Dr. Potter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potter to family and friends
5
based on 8 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Potter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Nacogdoches, TX |
Dr. Potter is the best in his field. He is very knowledgeable, courteous and precise. The wait time is a bit long because it is first come, first serve. His nurses are awesome; they work with me to get my medications ordered, explain things if I do not understand and have the patience of Job! Dr. Potter and his entire staff is great!
in Tyler, TX |
My reason is he is a doctor that care for his patients he like to listen to what you have to say and give you a answer that you can understand he keep a smile to make you relax what ever he is about to do he will let you I will always recommend him after my surgery he has been keeping a check on me, so when it comes to recommending Dr. Potter he's number for me Patricia Johnson
Have you seen Dr. Steven R. Potter, MD?
Are you Dr. Potter?
Respond to your reviews and manage your personalized profile today!
Post your response

Compare Dr. Potter

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Potter says...

Dr. Steven Potter is the Program Director of the ETMC Transplant Program in Tyler, Texas.

He is fellowship trained in transplant surgery and is a board certified urologist.

Dr. Potter's Care Philosophy

"Kidney transplant is the gold standard therapy for renal failure, so it's a privilege to be able to offer patients in East Texas the same kind of care that's available at the best institutions in the country."Steven Potter, MD, is highly qualified to step into the role of ETMC's transplant program director. He is fellowship trained in transplant surgery and is a board- certified urologist. He also has performed research in methods of laparoscopic kidney removal, helping to revolutionize donor surgery.Area residents have a lot to gain from Dr. Potter's expertise and experience, which includes six years at Johns Hopkins Hospital. "ETMC and I have worked very hard to put together a program that emphasizes quality and positive outcomes in transplant medicine. The people of East Texas deserve access to local care that's first-class, and that's what we intend to provide."

Dr. Potter says...

Diplomate, American Board of Urology

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

American Medical Association

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

American Urological Association

Endourological Society

Transplant Society

American College of Surgeons Research Award

Applied Physics Lab, the Johns Hopkins University

UCLA School of Medicine Scientist Training Program

National Merit Scholar, University of California at Santa Barbara

Dean's List, University of California at Santa Barbara

Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

Dr. Potter says...

Fellow in Transplant Surgery & Advanced Laparoscopy, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery,

OHUrology instructor, Brady Urological Institute, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

General surgery resident, Department of Surgery, the Johns Hopkins Hospital,

MDGeneral surgery intern, Department of Surgery, the Johns Hopkins Hospital,

MDMedical Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, CA

Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. Potter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Potter has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

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

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

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

    What are board actions

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Potter's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    D GEFFEN SCH OF MED-UCLA

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California at Santa Barbara

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Potter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Potter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Lesion Marsupialization
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Wound Repair