Dr. Hisham Alrefai, MD
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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

3906 S Dupont Sq Louisville, KY 40207 Get Directions

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Dr. Hisham Alrefai, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Louisville, KY. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Alrefai is affiliated with Scott Memorial Hospital, Norton Audubon Hospital and Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services.

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Dr. Alrefai's Reviews

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based on 25 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Alrefai's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Louisville, KY |
After being seen by Dr. Alerfia a number of times I have lost confidence in him and his staff. Dr. Alrefai continues to schedule appointments in between my regular 90 day appointments to refill my scrips . My regular appointments are every three months but my meds need to be updated every month for some reason and I have to make an appointment for that to happen. This cost money, a lot of money. Dr. Alrefai front desk people are rude and they never answer. Time for me to find a new Dr.
in Louisville, KY |
Today was my first visit with Dr A. He took the time to listen to everything I was concerned about and then answered each and every question with confidence and patience. I agree with many other that the front desk staff is very unpleasant, but his personality and quality of care immediately make up for that. I will be back as often as neccesary!
in Louisville, KY |
My daughter and I presented as new patients to Dr. Alrefai. We waited in the office for well over an hour while many people that got there after us were called back. The front desk staff was dismissive and rude. Finally Dr. Alrefai himself stepped in and we were taken back almost immediately. We absolutely loved him and his nutritionist. Both were very caring, listened to us, asked tons of questions and were very thorough. We believe that Dr. Alrefai is going to be a wonderful doctor for us!
in Campbellsville, KY |
He is a good dr except he does prescribe high priced medicines but his staff is awful and really very rude
New York, NY |
Dr alrefia Mr quick turn around.want u to try these $800 dollar a month meds that insurance laughs at. Fighting nurses in the office ask for things and no reply from the doctor for weeks and repeated try's WOW could not even my records sent. I had to go get them were they try to not give them to me after weeks of trying.the doc sent me a script that we already tried. Not looking at his records D O N O T. G O
in Louisville, KY |
Dr. Alrefai is fantastic. His office staff is absolutely awful. The people that schedule are rude. They never answer the phone. The front desk staff is rude. They treat you like you are inconveniencing them with any little question. Dr. Alrefai needs to just hit the hard re-set button on his staff and get people in there who don't give off such an awful impression. Unfortunately his greatness doesn't carryover to his staff and that makes me sad for him, bc he really is wonderful!
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  •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • 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
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Damascus University

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Wayne State University

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Wayne State University

    Completed in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Hindi

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Procedures Performed

  • Diabetes Counseling