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Leah C. Folb, M.D.

Specialty Endocrinology
Degrees M.D.
Areas of Expertise

  • Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, Gestational, and Cystic Fibrosis related)

  • Metabolic Syndrome

  • Obesity

  • Insulin Resistance

  • Abnormal Cholesterol

  • Hormone Issues (including Estrogen and Testosterone)

  • Menopause

  • Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone Disease

  • Calcium Metabolism

  • Kidney Stones

  • Thyroid Disorders including Thyroid Cancer

  • Parathyroid Disorder

  • Adrenal Disorders

  • Pituitary Disorders

Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013

Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism Board 2021

Hospital Affiliation Houston Methodist Hospital
Office 2nd Floor
Phone (713) 807-4276
FAX (713) 578-1538

Dr. Leah Folb, an Endocrine specialist, joined Medical Clinic of Houston, LLP August 2015 where she provides consulting services for the assessment, management, monitoring and ongoing care of the multiple endocrine disorders. After obtaining a B.A. in Business Economics at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR in 1991, she obtained her medical degree in 2008 from the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX in 2008. At Houston Methodist Hospital she completed both her Residency in 2012 and a Fellowship in Endocrinology in 2014.

Medical Education

Houston Methodist Hospital - HoustonFellowship, Endocrinology

Houston Methodist Hospital - HoustonResidency

University of Texas Health Science Center - HoustonM.D.

University of Arkansas - FayettevilleB.A. - Business Economics

Recognition and Awards

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists – AACE, Member

  • America’s Best Physicians – Houston (2022)

  • American Diabetes Association

  • Bridges to Excellence Cardiac Care Recognition (2017-2019)

  • Bridges to Excellence Diabetes Care Recognition (2017-2019)

  • Endocrine Society

  • HealthGrades Recognized Doctor Honor Roll (2015-2018)

  • Houstonia Magazine: Top Doctor: Endocrinology Diabetes And Metabolism (2021)

  • Vitals: Patients’ Choice Award (2016); On Time Doctor (2016)

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