Dr. Robert F. Gagel MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Robert Gagel is an endocrinologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Gagel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1975

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Prevalence by Age and Predictors of Medullary Thyroid Cancer in Patients with Lower Risk Germline RET Proto-Oncogene Mutations.
Rich, T. A.,Feng, L.,Busaidy, N.,Cote, G. J.,Gagel, R. F.,Hu, M. I.,Jimenez, C.,Lee, J. E.,Perrier, N.,Sherman, S. I.,Waguespack, S. G.,Ying, A. K.,Grubbs, E. G.

The Characterization of Pheochromocytoma and Its Impact on Overall Survival in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2.
Thosani, S.,Ayala-Ramirez, M.,Palmer, L.,Hu, M. I.,Rich, T.,Gagel, R. F.,Cote, G.,Waguespack, S. G.,Habra, M. A.,Jimenez, C.

Deletion of the Gene Encoding Calcitonin and CGRP? Does Not Affect the Outcome of Severe Infection in Mice.
Tuvim, M. J.,Clement, C. G.,Huang, E. S.,Cote, G. J.,Evans, S. E.,Lei, X.,Deftos, L. J.,Gagel, R. F.,Dickey, B. F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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