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About Dr. Stephen R Steele

Dr. Stephen R Steele, DO is a Doctor primarily located in La Quinta, CA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Steele has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Stephen R Steele is Excellent. Dr. Stephen R Steele has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Stephen R Steele is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Argyros Health Center

45280 Seeley Dr
La Quinta, CA 92253
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Specialties

Dr. Stephen R Steele has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

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Five Stars

Dr. Steele is the absolute best. I've been going to him for well over 15 years. He has a wonderful bedside manner and truly cares about his patients and his staff is great too.

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Very good doc!

Dr. Steele is very busy, which should lessen in early 2010 when be becomes part of "Eisenhower 365," in which patients pay an annual modest "communication" fee, doctors' patient loads are reduced, appointments run 30+ minutes, and many questions and much follow up can be done on the phone or e-mail without having to go in for an appointment.I've found Dr. Steele to be conscientious, professional, skilled, friendly. And his office staff is great.

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A Practitioner Of The Concierge Approach To Medical Care

A very good doctor. I have been a patient of his for more than 12 years, first with an HMO and now Medicare and an AARP Medigap supplement. He is very busy but he is trying to reduce his patient load through attrition and a selective process using a concierge approach to medical care. He claims that with the squeeze put on doctors by Medicare, he is barely breaking even with Medicare patients. Unless things change, I fear that more and more doctors will be accepting fewer and fewer Medicare patients.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2014, 2016, 2011, 2010, 2008)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Mercy Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Stephen R Steele accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Argyros Health Center, 45280 Seeley Dr, La Quinta, CA

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