Dr. Fareed Elhaj, MD

Dr. Fareed Elhaj, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Fareed Elhaj, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 9 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Elhaj performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Testicular Dysfunction
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 90% of peers
Thyroid Disease
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Elhaj's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Elhaj's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Elhaj "Dr. Fareed Elhaj was born in New York but has been a native of Houston from a young age. He completed his undergraduate studies at Rice University with a focus on the medical sciences as well as the humanities and then attended Baylor College of Medicine focusing his training on hormonal disorders. He also completed additional internal medicine training at the rigorous Los Angeles County General Hospital in California. He has a particular interest in international medicine and has spent considerable time during his medical career doing medical volunteer work in West Africa, the Middle East and France. His comprehensive training in thyroid disease which includes additional training in thyroid ultrasound and nuclear medicine techniques were developed while working at several preeminent institutions including Texas Children's Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has additional expertise in all hormonal disorders including osteoporosis, diabetes, pituitary and adrenal disease as well as diseases of the gonadal axis which include ovarian and testosterone-related diseases. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor teaching for the Baylor College of Medicine Endocrinology Fellowship training program. He is an active member of the American Thyroid Association, American College of Clinical Endocrinologists, Texas Medical Association and Harris County Medical Society. He also enjoys spending time playing music as well as keeping healthy by jogging, swimming and practicing yoga."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elhaj "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."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

37  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elhaj has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elhaj's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elhaj to family and friends
45 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Elhaj's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (24)

Dr. Elhaj has been helping me manage my diabetes for 3 years now. I love his approach to educate and hold me accountable to my own care. He is very responsive to my concerns.
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Dr Elhaj is excellent and his staff is professional yet friendly. The Healow app allows you to keep medications handy and updated on your phone and see lab results. The doctor is is empathetic and encouraging without being preachy. Katy location is easy in and out, but sometimes easier to get...more
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I have had several diabetes Dr’s over the years, few have listened and tried to help me reach my goals like Dr Elhaj. He quininely want to help me accomplish my goals. His staff was courteous and helpful. They did a great job moving around the schedule to accommodate my needs. Very impressed...more
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Great doctor - empathetic, friendly, knowledgeable, courteous and always a big smile on his face! Would recommend.
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Wait time is very minimal. Dr. Elhaj has a warm and knowledgeable bedside manner. Office staff is always friendly and responsive. Patient portal is user friendly.
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