Richard Steel, MD

Richard Steel, MD

Internal Medicine in McAllen, TX

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Speaks English and Spanish


 (956) 630-4200

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Office Hours

Monday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Steel


Diabetes Expert Dr. Richard Steel has been the overseeing physician at Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center for over seven years. He is a fierce proponent of diabetic causes, and he's dedicated his life not only to treating his patients, but to educating them as well. Dr. Steel specializes in the prevention, detection, and control of diabetes. He has a sophisticated, well-established, and successful medical practice in McAllen, Texas. We want our patients to know that Dr. Steel is personally involved in the training of all of the physicians at Alliance in Health Diabetes Control Center, in order to ensure that every patient receives the highest level of care in the industry.

Dr. Steel is happily married to his wife of 17 years, and is the owner of a scrappy Bichon Frise named Mr. Hades. He is a Navy veteran of the Gulf War, director of our center, and the founder. Dr. Steel received his medical degree at Mexican-American University of the North. He went on to complete his residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, and attained his certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Steel is a member of the following professional associations:

The American College of Physicians | The Texas Medical Association | The American Medical Association

He has dedicated his career to diabetes management and preventative medicine. Dr. Steel is a firm believer in creating strong partnerships with his patients to improve their quality of life. He is affiliated with local hospitals and is able to work with most health insurance providers. Dr. Steel is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish.

"Patients know what is best for them. My duty as a physician is to listen to my patients and, together with them, develop a customized plan for them to achieve their best possible health. I pride myself on always delivering the highest quality of care, and I will continue to do so in an honest, compassionate, and respectful manner."

~ Dr. Richard Steel

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Services Offered



Diabetes
Diabetic complications
Pre-diabetes

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Memorial Health - University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2010

Mexican- American Univ North- Sch Med
Class of 2001

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Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

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Medical Licenses

TX State Medical License
2011 - 2021

GA State Medical License
2010 - 2018

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Work Experience


Alliance In Health
McAllen, TX
2012 - Present

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Hospital Affiliations

Alliance In Health Diabetes Control Center
Current Affiliation
McAllen, TX

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen
Current Affiliation
Harlingen, TX

Mission Regional Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Mission, TX

Lifecare Hospital of South Texas - McAllen
Current Affiliation
McAllen, TX

McAllen Medical Center
Current Affiliation
McAllen, TX

Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance
Current Affiliation
Edinburg, TX

Solara Hospital McAllen
Current Affiliation
McAllen, TX

Edinburg Regional Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Edinburg, TX

South Texas Health System
Current Affiliation
Edinburg, TX

Cornerstone Regional Hospital
Current Affiliation
Edinburg, TX

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Awards

CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification
athenaClinicals EHR, athenahealth, Inc, 2013

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Professional Memberships

American Diabetes Association - ADA
Fellow

Texas Medical Association - TMA
Member

American College of Physicians - ACP
Fellow

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