Dr. Stephen D. Ake
Dr. Ake has been married 15 years and has 8 kids, 2 dogs, 3 grandchildren and 0 grand dogs. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, snow skiing and road trips. He loves all animals but especially dogs.
What is most important in treating patients?
Treating the whole person, assisting them in achieving and maintaining optimal health. I want my patients to understand that they are the most important determinant of their health.
What is the most rewarding aspect of being a physician?
The privilege and blessing of being a part of each patients life.
I feel most connected to my patients when?
We have a comfortable relationship and they feel able to approach me with any health issues in their lives, especially when multiple family members are involved….and when they laugh at my jokes!
Location: Northlake Clinic
Specialty: Family Medicine and OMT
Medical School: TCOM, Fort Worth, Texas