- Company: Optimal Wellness Medical Group
- Phone: 616 301 7390
- Cell: 616 822 9438
- Fax: 616 301 7277
- Website: www.optimalwellnessmedical.com
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine
Specialty Focus: Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Breast cancer, Prostate cancer, Osteoporosis, Hormones, Estrogen, Testosterone, Menopause, Cholesterol, Cardiovascular, Bio-identical.
Education: BA, Rice University; MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Years in Practice: 35+
Steve R. Lasater MD specializes 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 Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Lasater has completed over 28 hours of Continuing Medical Education specifically addressing how to be an effective expert witness, including case reviews, depositions, and testimony at trial.