Dr. Houssam Al Kharrat, MD

Dr. Houssam Al Kharrat, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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46 y/o
(53)

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Dr. Houssam Al Kharrat, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

West Texas Digestive Disease Center

5115 80th St

Lubbock, TX 79424
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart

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Top Care Areas

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

Unexplained Weight Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Al Kharrat'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Al Kharrat "Knowledge, Commitment, Compassion, Respect. is the summary of our practice approach to your care. Please review my CV on the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1c2zsvgrhm12dmu/AL KHARRAT CV.doc"

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

95  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

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 Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • researcher at Thomas Jefferson University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Bon Secour Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Bridgeport Hosp, Yale New Haven Hlth
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Al Kharrat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Al Kharrat's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Al Kharrat to family and friends
53 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (43)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Al Kharrat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Dr. Kharrat treated my husband when we discovered pancreatic cancer. He was very knowledgeable in what treatment was need for David, including sending him to Dallas for whipple surgery. I recently went to him for myself, and was very pleased with him and his office.
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Dr. Kharrat , FNP Leiker and their staff were friendly, professional and extremely helpful. Their efforts in working with my insurance company, Twin Oaks pharmacy and others enabled me to obtain a new but very costly medication in a timely and cost effective manner. My condition has been cured and...more
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He unnecessarily took out my gallbladder and caused more issues for me. There is a lot better GI in Lbk than this.
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Dr. Kharrat is very kind, patient, always pleasant and works very hard to find the right medicine for you . Gabe his NP is also very kind and knowledgeable and his staff is awesome. Dr Kharrat has been my Dr. for several years. I also take my mother-in-law 81 to him. I have referred him to anyone...more
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He takes excellent care of his patients and I wouldn't be alive without his care.
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