Dr. Firas Akhrass, MD

Dr. Firas Akhrass, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(27)
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Dr. Firas Akhrass, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 48 years old.

5107 Medical Dr

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-8612

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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

  • University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhrass has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhrass' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhrass to family and friends
3.5
based on 27 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Akhrass' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

San Antonio, TX |
This was my first visit with this man and it will be my last. I have a long history with no thyroid gland and I really just wanted someone to listen to my symptoms, run the right bloodwork and find the right combinations of medicine to keep me symptom free. He never asked me how I'm feeling,...more
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Spring Branch, TX |
He is very thorough, and informative.
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in Comfort, Tx |
I have been diagnosed as diabetic since I was about 30 and I am now 76. I first heard of Dr. Akhrass from a diabetic friend I saw loosing weight. I lost from 292# down to 250# because of medications he put me on. Now I'm at 240#. The clinic he is in is run like an assembly line. Blood samples...more
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in Boerne, TX |
Dr Ahkrass is the kindest, most patient, and encouraging doctor I've ever known. He worked with me for years never giving up and never making me feel like I was just imagining my symptoms until he finally figured it out. Even the insurance company made me do more tests just to prove he was...more
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in San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Akhrass has a wonderful bedside manner. He offers sound medical advise without being pushy or ugly about it. He encourages me to do all I can do to take care of myself.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akhrass accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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