Dr. Abdel Abu Shamat, MD

Dr. Abdel Abu Shamat, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(1)
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Dr. Abdel Abu Shamat, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Lake Charles, LA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

333 Dr Michael Debakey Dr Ste 140

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 494-7090

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Paracentesis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Mansoura University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Mansoura University Hosp/Mansoura University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Jordan University Hosp/ Jordan University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Meml Hospital Of Ri/ Brown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Fla Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abu Shamat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abu Shamat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abu Shamat to family and friends
3.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Abu Shamat's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Hospitals where Dr. Abu Shamat has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Saint Patrick Hospital
524 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Lake Area Medical Center
4200 Nelson Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70605
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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
1701 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
701 Cypress St
Sulphur, LA 70663
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