Steven M. Petak, MD, JD, MACE, FACP

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Areas Of Expertise

Diabetes Endocrine Clinical trial
Publications

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF POSTMENOPAUSAL OSTEOPOROSIS - 2016
Camacho, PM, Petak, SM, Binkley, N, Clarke, BL, Harris, ST, Hurley, DL, Kleerekoper, M, Lewiecki, EM, Miller, PD, Narula, HS, Pessah-Pollack, R, Tangpricha, V, Wimalawansa, SJ & Watts, NB 2016, Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, vol 22, no. Suppl 4, pp. 1-42. DOI:

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF POSTMENOPAUSAL OSTEOPOROSIS - 2016--EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Camacho, PM, Petak, SM, Binkley, N, Clarke, BL, Harris, ST, Hurley, DL, Kleerekoper, M, Lewiecki, EM, Miller, PD, Narula, HS, Pessah-Pollack, R, Tangpricha, V, Wimalawansa, SJ & Watts, NB 2016, Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, vol 22, no. 9, pp. 1111-8. DOI:

Addressing Barriers to Secondary Fracture Prevention
Tabatabai, LS & Petak, SM 2016, Journal of Clinical Densitometry, vol 19, no. 1, pp. 3-4. DOI:

American association of clinical endocrinologists and american college of endocrinology protocol for standardized production of clinical practice guidelines, algorithms, and checklists - 2014 update and the aace G4G program
Mechanick, JI, Camacho, PM, Garber, AJ, Garber, JR, Pessah-Pollack, R, Petak, SM, Tangpricha, V & Trence, DL 2014, Endocrine Practice, vol 20, no. 7, pp. 692-702. DOI:

The Official Positions of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry: Body Composition Analysis Reporting
Petak, S, Barbu, CG, Yu, EW, Fielding, R, Mulligan, K, Sabowitz, B, Wu, CH & Shepherd, JA 2013, Journal of Clinical Densitometry, vol 16, no. 4, pp. 508-519. DOI:

Clinical practice guidelines for healthy eating for the prevention and treatment of metabolic and endocrine diseases in adults: Cosponsored by the American association of clinical endocrinologists/the american college of endocrinology and the obesity society: Executive summary
Gonzalez-Campoy, JM, St.jeor, ST, Castorino, K, Ebrahim, A, Hurley, D, Jovanovic, L, Mechanick, JI, Petak, SM, Yu, YH, Harris, KA, Kris-Etherton, P, Kushner, R, Molini-Blandford, M, Nguyen, QT, Plodkowski, R, Sarwer, DB, Thomas, KT, Bailey, TS, Bloomgarden, ZT, Braverman, L, Brett, EM, Caldarella, FA, Camacho, P, Cheskin, LJ, Sam, DJ, Dodell, G, Einhorn, D, Garber, A, Garvey, T, Gharib, H, Grunberger, G, Haas, RA, Handelsman, Y, Harrell, RM, Lando, HM, Levine, MJ, Licata, A, McGill, JB, McMahon, M, Pearce, E, Pessah-Pollack, R, Rettinger, H, Ryan, D, Shambaugh, GE, Tangpricha, V, Thomas, A, Torre, J, Weber, S & Weiss, D 2013, Endocrine Practice, vol 19, no. 5, pp. 875-887. DOI:

Clinical practice guidelines for healthy eating for the prevention and treatment of metabolic and endocrine diseases in adults: Cosponsored by the American association of clinical endocrinologists/the American college of endocrinology and the obesity society
Gonzalez-Campoy, JM, St. Jeor, ST, Castorino, K, Ebrahim, A, Hurley, D, Jovanovic, L, Mechanick, JI, Petak, SM, Yu, YH, Harris, K, Kris-Etherton, P, Kushner, R, Molini-Blandford, M, Nguyen, QT, Plodkowski, R, Sarwer, DB & Thomas, KT 2013, Endocrine Practice, vol 19, no. SUPPL. 3, pp. 1-82. DOI:

Skeletal health in long-duration astronauts: Nature, assessment, and management recommendations from the NASA Bone Summit
Orwoll, ES, Adler, RA, Amin, S, Binkley, N, Lewiecki, EM, Petak, SM, Shapses, SA, Sinaki, M, Watts, NB & Sibonga, JD 2013, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, vol 28, no. 6, pp. 1243-1255. DOI:

Preoperative serum osteocalcin may predict postoperative elevated parathyroid hormone in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
Rianon, N, Alex, G, Callender, G, Jimenez, C, Hu, M, Grubbs, E, Moreno, M, Wathoo, C, Petak, S & Perrier, N 2012, World Journal of Surgery, vol 36, no. 6, pp. 1320-1326. DOI:

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for the diagnosis and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis
Watts, NB, Bilezikian, JP, Camacho, PM, Greenspan, SL, Harris, ST, Hodgson, SF, Kleerekoper, M, Luckey, MM, McClung, MR, Pollack, RPE & Petak, SM 2010, Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, vol 16, pp. 1-37.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists medical guildlines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis: Executive summary of recommendations
Watts, NB, Bilezikian, JP, Camacho, PM, Greenspan, SL, Harris, ST, Hodgson, SF, Kleerekoper, M, Luckey, MM, McClung, MR, Pollack, RP & Petak, SM 2010, Endocrine Practice, vol 16, no. 6, pp. 1016-1019.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists protocol for standardized production of clinical practice guidelines - 2010 Update
Mechanick, JI, Camacho, PM, Cobin, RH, Garber, AJ, Garber, JR, Gharib, H, Petak, SM, Rodbard, HW & Trence, DL 2010, Endocrine Practice, vol 16, no. 2, pp. 270-283.

Clinical value of monitoring BMD in patients treated with bisphosphonates for osteoporosis
Watts, NB, Lewiecki, EM, Bonnick, SL, Laster, AJ, Binkley, N, Blank, RD, Geusens, PP, Miller, PD, Petak, SM, Recker, RR, Saag, KG, Schousboe, J, Siris, ES & Bilezikian, JP 2009, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, vol 24, no. 10, pp. 1643-1646. DOI:

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology position statement on physician/industry relationships.
Petak, SM, Coble, YD, Duick, DS, Gonzalez-Campoy, JM, Hodgson, SF, Leffert, JD, Williams, FA & Zeiger, MZ 2009, Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, vol 15, no. 4.

Bisphosphonate associated osteonecrosis of the jaw
Khan, AA, Sándor, GKB, Dore, E, Morrison, AD, Alsahli, M, Amin, F, Peters, E, Hanley, DA, Chaudry, SR, Lentle, B, Dempster, DW, Glorieux, FH, Neville, AJ, Talwar, RM, Clokie, CM, Al Mardini, M, Paul, T, Khosla, S, Josse, RG, Sutherland, S, Lam, DK, Carmichael, RP, Blanas, N, Kendler, D, Petak, S, Ste-Marie, LG, Brown, J, Evans, AW, Rios, L & Compston, JE 2009, Journal of Rheumatology, vol 36, no. 3, pp. 478-490. DOI:

Canadian consensus practice guidelines for bisphosphonate associated osteonecrosis of the jaw
Khan, AA, Sándor, GKB, Dore, E, Morrison, AD, Alsahli, M, Amin, F, Peters, E, Hanley, DA, Chaudry, SR, Dempster, DW, Glorieux, FH, Neville, AJ, Talwar, RM, Clokie, CM, Al Mardini, M, Paul, T, Khosla, S, Josse, RG, Sutherland, S, Lam, DK, Carmichael, RP, Blanas, N, Kendler, D, Petak, S, St.-Marie, LG, Brown, J, Evans, AW, Rios, L & Compston, JE 2008, Journal of Rheumatology, vol 35, no. 7, pp. 1391-1397.

Are the endocrine society's clinical practice guidelines on androgen therapy in women misguided? A commentary
Traish, A, Guay, AT, Spark, RF, Alarie, P, Altman, A, Aversa, A, Buvat, J, Caruso, S, Goodman, N, Graziottin, A, Guay, A, Jannini, E, Kingsberg, S, Miner, M, Martinez, L, Munarriz, R, Nappi, R, Nachtigall, L, Parish, S, Perelman, M, Petak, S, Schwenkhagen, A, Shabsigh, R, Simon, J, Spark, R, Thacker, H, Traish, AM & Whipple, B 2007, Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol 4, no. 5, pp. 1223-1235. DOI:

Summary of the International Society for Clinical densitometry 2005 position development conference
Binkley, N, Bilezikian, JP, Kendler, DL, Leib, ES, Lewiecki, EM & Petak, SM 2007, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, vol 22, no. 5, pp. 643-645. DOI:

Official positions of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry [3]
Lewiecki, EM, Binkley, N, Bilezikian, JP, Kendler, DL, Leib, ES & Petak, SM 2006, Osteoporosis International, vol 17, no. 11, pp. 1700-1701. DOI:

Position development conference of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry. Vancouver, BC, July 15-17, 2005
Leib, ES, Binkley, N, Bilezikian, JP, Kendler, DL, Lewiecki, EM & Petak, SM 2006, Journal of Rheumatology, vol 33, no. 11, pp. 2319-2321.