Dr. Fareed Elhaj, MD

Dr. Fareed Elhaj, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Fareed Elhaj, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 2002 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.Read his story

18300 Katy Fwy # 225

Houston, TX 77094

Contact Information

(713) 795-0770

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Elhaj's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elhaj treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Elhaj treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elhaj treats Thyroid Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Elhaj treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elhaj treats Hypothyroidism more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Elhaj treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Elhaj's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bone Disorders
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Follicular Thyroid Cancer
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hypothyroidism
Insulin Pump Therapy
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Subclinical Hyperthyroidism
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Testosterone Deficiency
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroiditis
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Dr. Elhaj strives for excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of all hormonal disorders by combining the most recent advances and techniques with a compassionate approach. He specializes in disorders of the endocrine system. He will go to great lengths to care for each and every patient and spend time listening to and addressing all questions and concerns.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2009
Baylor University
Fellowship Hospital
2005
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
Baylor University
Medical School
1997
Rice U
Undergraduate School
2009
2005
2002
1997

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Dr. Elhaj's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elhaj

4.3

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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I may sound a bit over dramatic but I had been misdiagnosed for so long when I found Dr. Elhaj (from reviews). My first visit I remember crying uncontrollably and thinking I was crazy. He immediately diagnosed me. He had medical equipment in his office so he could test me along with my bloodwork....Read More
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All of the women in my family have thyroid issues. ALL of them except me until my late 30s. I have all of the symptoms but my test results only showed very low thyroid levels but not officially hypothyroid. He completely ignored my symptoms and my family history and told me that as women age most...Read More
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While Dr. Elhaj will spend time with his patients, he won't really work with you to come up with a treatment plan. I would only go to him if your issues are textbook. I was unable to reach the office after leaving 3 messages on the patient portal and could not leave a voicemail for the nurse due to...Read More
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Dr. Elhaj is always pleasant and is attentive to any symptoms, questions, or concerns. The office staff is professional and helpful.
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This was my second visit and I must say that he has a lot of patience and knowledge . In this day and age google and all the other people around us feed us with so much information that we get overwhelmed. Dr.Elhaj was not only patient but answered to all my questions in detail. Didn’t even make me...Read More
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