Dr. Stephen Zale Fadem MD Nephrologist

Dr. Stephen Fadem is a nephrologist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Northwest Medical Center and Kindred Hospital-Houston. He received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Fadem accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Houston Northwest Medical Center and one of 19 at Kindred Hospital-Houston who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Clinical Interests: clinical nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1976

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1976 - 1978

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Class of 1973

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

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

A more cautious stance on nutritional supplementation for hypoalbuminemia is justified.
Friedman, A. N.,Fadem, S. Z.

Making measures count.
Friedman, A.N., Fadem, S.Z.

Satisfaction with renal replacement therapy and education: the american association of kidney patients survey.
Fadem, S.Z., Walker, D.R., Abbott, G., Friedman, A.L., Goldman, R., Sexton, S., Buettner, K., Robinson, K., Peters, T.G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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