Dr. Houssam Al Kharrat, MD

Dr. Houssam Al Kharrat, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(60)

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Dr. Houssam Al Kharrat, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 16 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Al Kharrat's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al Kharrat treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 100% of his peers

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

Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al Kharrat treats Constipation more than 100% of his peers

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

Gastritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al Kharrat treats Gastritis more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Al Kharrat's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Anoscopy
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Capsule Endoscopy
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colitis
Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopic Ultrasound
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
ERCP With Spincterotomy
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal pH Monitoring
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Esophagoscopy
Fecal Impaction Removal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Food Poisoning
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
Ileus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Manometry
Megacolon
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Pouchitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Screening Colonoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Al Kharrat's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Al Kharrat

4.3

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(48)
4 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
15%
(9)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Kharrat is a very caring, kind and patient doctor. He took time out of his busy schedule in the hospital to talk to my father and me. He was very thorough on a possible diagnosis and treatment always explaining in understandable terms. Dr. Kharrat met with our family two additional times to...Read More
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Totally professional. Helped me greatly.
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I was having stomach issues for over a month. I went to a Urgent care clinic, and was not getting any help. I could barely eat anything even soup and water, I had sharp pains, and constantly was going to the bathroom. I was recommended to this clinic by a friend, and they squeezed me into the...Read More
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Beware!!! Even if they have a radiology report stating I have a lesion on my liver and fatty liver disease they will try to push a different diagnosis. Left crying because I wasn’t going to have a colonoscopy, endoscopy, or gallbladder removal when I have liver issues.
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Excellent physician. Always addresses my concerns
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
FirstCare Health Plans
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Planned Administration Inc
Principal Life
Pyramid Life
State Farm
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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