Dr. Randall James Urban , MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

(409) 772-0700

UTMB Stark Diabetes Center
400 Harborside Dr Ste 100
Galveston, TX 77550

Overview

Expertise/Area of InterestSteroidogenesis and polycystic ovarian disease, androgens and skeletal muscle function in older men and women, pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury and umbilical cord blood stem cells for the treatment can cure of diabetes. Coordinates community outreach programs that partner the Stark Diabetes Center with communities for management and treatment of diabetes. Recent Media / ArticlesMcCoy Foundation contributes $275,000 to diabetes research, education, http://blog.utmb.edu/newsroom/?p=1608''This I Believe'', Houston Public Radio, http://app1.kuhf.org/houston_public_radio-this_i_believe.php Recent PublicationsDillon Edgar L, Sheffield-Moore Melinda, Beca Sorin G, Angel James A, Gilkison Charles R, Casperson Shanon L, Paddon-Jones, Douglas J, and Urban Randall J. Lean Body Mass and Bone Mineral Density after Continuous or Cycled Testosterone Administration in Older Men. Endocrine Society Meeting; 2007.Sriraman Venkataraman, Modi Swati R, Bodenburg Yvonne H, Denner Larry, Urban Randall J. Transcriptional Regulation of Cyp11a1 (cholesterol side chain cleavage cytochrome P450; SCC) Evidence for Cross-Talk between Protein Kinase C and Insulin Like Growth Factor-I Signaling. Endocrine Society Meeting; 2007.Dillon E Lichar, Urban Randall J, Casperson Shanon L, Drummond Micah J, Rasmussen Blake B, Sheffield-Moore Melinda. Chronic Essential Amino Acid Supplementation in the Elderly Increases Basal Muscle Protein Synthesis and S6K1 Phosphorylation. Experimental Biology, 2007.Dillon EL, Urban RJ, Angel JA, Casperson SL, Paddon-Jones D, Sheffield-Moore M. Continuous testosterone administration for 5 months reduces markers of bone turnover in older men. The APS Annual Meeting, Experimental Biology, San Diego; 2008

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Years in Practice: N/A

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Community Health Choice Mrktplace MRF
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Premier MRF
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Urban's Office Information

Fax: (409) 974-7701
Website: utmb.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Doctor Urban's Other Office Information

UTMB Multispecialty Center& Stark Diabetes Clinic
2660 Gulf Fwy S Ste 9
League City, TX 77573
(832) 505-2300

Fax:(281) 133-7080
Website:utmbhealth.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

UTMB Stark Diabetes Center
400 Harborside Dr Ste 100
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 772-0700

Fax:(409) 974-7701
Website:utmb.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

UTMB Stark Diabetes Center
400 Harborside Dr Ste 100
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 772-0700

Fax:(409) 974-7701
Website:utmb.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

UTMB Galveston (John Sealy)
301 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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