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Dr. Firas Akhrass, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Akhrass

Dr. Firas Akhrass, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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(210) 614-8612

Dr. Akhrass accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Akhrass' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhrass treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akhrass treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhrass treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Akhrass treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhrass treats Osteoporosis more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Akhrass' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Firas Akhrass, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Akhrass' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akhrass

3.5

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Akhrass is an extremely informed doctor. He explains things to me and listens to any concerns I may have. His office staff are professional and courteous. His N.P., Tina is awesome. I love that they have a lab onsite, bone scan equipment and ultrasound. I would highly recommend him.
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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,...Read More
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He is very thorough, and informative.
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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