Steve R. Lasater, MD
Optimal Wellness Medical Group
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine
Hormone Treatment, Breast cancer, Prostate cancer, Osteoporosis, Estrogen, Testosterone, Menopause, Bio-identical Hormones, Standard of Care, Erectile Dysfunction, Failure to Diagnose, Cancer Screening, Cholesterol, Cardiovascular, Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Lipids, Fractures
Steve R. Lasater MD trained in Family Medicine, which he has practiced since completing his residency in that specialty in 1982. He has subsequently specialized in the use of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy to treat the signs and symptoms of deficiency of the hormones estradiol (estrogen), progesterone, and testosterone that occur in women around the time of menopause, as well as the signs and symptoms of testosterone deficiency that occur in men as a consequence of aging. His approach is strongly evidence-based, relying not just on published guidelines but also on the scientific evidence underlying those guidelines. He has particular interest in the effects of hormones on cancer risk, and the interaction between hormone levels and cardiovascular disease risk.
Dr. Lasater also specializes in Clinical Lipidology - the science of lipid (cholesterol and triglyceride) management, and cardiovascular risk reduction. He has been awarded certification by the American Board of Cl...