Dr. Howard Hamat, MD

Dr. Howard Hamat, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Howard Hamat, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, liver disorders, and more.Read his story

Digestive & Liver Disease Consultants, P.A.

275 Lantern Bend Dr Ste 200

Houston, TX 77090
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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. Hamat's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hamat treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 98% of his peers

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

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hamat treats Stomach Diseases more than 98% of his peers

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

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hamat treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hamat treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hamat's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anoscopy
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Malnutrition
Manometry
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Varices
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPc)
Member, American College of Physicians (ACP)
Member, American College of Gastrointerology (ACG)
Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
Member,...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Liver Disorders

Education

  • 1995
    University Toronto
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1990
    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Hamat's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hamat

4.7

Based on 102 reviews

5 Stars
89.2156862745098%
(91)
4 Stars
3.9215686274509802%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.9607843137254901%
(2)
1 Star
4.901960784313726%
(5)

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I SPENT MORE TIME IN THE WAITING ROOM (PASSED MY APPT TIME BY 45 MINUTES). ONCE I FINALLY SAW THE DOCTOR I FELT LIKE SINCE IT WAS NOW THE END OF THE DAY HE JUST WANTED TO GET ME QUICKLY OUT THE DOOR. HE DID NOT SOLVE ME HEALTH PROBLEM.
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I have been very pleased with his care and the results concerning my issues. It is still a learning curve for me, but his help and knowledge are getting me on the right path to health.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Hamat for over 20 years. Both Dr. Hamat and his staff are very professional and caring. They take ownership of your health concerns and work with you to make sure all issues are addressed. Professional, competent, caring and accessible
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My esophageal endoscopy was performed painlessly, and all my pre and post op questions were answered by my nurses and my Doctor. I was home in time for a late breakfast. I would definitely recommend Doctor Hamat!
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Dr. Hamat is an excellent practitioner who displays concern for his patients. He is a good listener and works to resolve your concerns in a way that educates you about your condition so you feel empowered and involved in your care.
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Digestive & Liver Disease Consultants, P.A.

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(281) 719-9221
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Digestive & Liver Disease Consultants, P.A.

New Patient?
(281) 719-9221
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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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