Dr. Howard Hamat, MD

Dr. Howard Hamat, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o
(93)

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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

Learn about Dr. Hamat

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Top Care Areas

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

Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hamat'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.

Dr. Hamat's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hamat "Dr. Hamat has been with DLDC since 1997. Having completed his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Toronto, he did an additional year of training in therapeutic endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease prior to joining the practice. Dr. Hamat continues to have a strong interest in treating patients with inflammatory bowel disease and has been a past co-chairman of the Gulf Coast chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Dr. Hamat served a two year term as Chief of Staff at the Memorial Hermann Hospital Northeast Campus. Dr. Hamat is available to see patients in our Humble and North Houston Offices. When he is not caring for his many patients, Dr. Hamat enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling with his wife"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hamat "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, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

Member, American Medical Association (AMA)

Member, Texas Medical Association (TMA)

Member, Harris County Medical Society (HCMS)"

4  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Liver Disorders

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hamat does not have any board certifications listed.

79  Conditions Treated

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9  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 Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hamat has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hamat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hamat's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamat to family and friends
93 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (93)

  • 5
    (83)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Hamat'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

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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Dr. Hamat is very nice and took the time to answer all my questions. The entire staff was terrific.
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Dr Hamat is friendly, smart & care
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I would highly recommend Dr. Hamat. Very professional and easy to talk with about your health concerns. Very thorough and explained what needed to be done for my issue. The staff is very nice and courteous for your needs.
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Thankful for the care of Dr Hamat. He’s been my doctor for many years and has always been kind, concerned and professional.
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