Dr. Hisham Alrefai, MD

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Dr. Hisham Alrefai, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

2355 Poplar Level Rd, Louisville, KY 40217 Get Directions
(502) 636-0406

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Dr. Alrefai specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and practices in Louisville, KY. He practices at 1 location.

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3.1 based on 22 responses
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (18)
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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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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

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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

Procedures Performed

  • Diabetes Counseling

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Damascus University

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Wayne State University

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Wayne State University

    Completed in 1999

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Hindi

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Dr. Alrefai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • 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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Dr. Alrefai's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Alrefai

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients