Dr. Idris Gharbaoui, MD

Dr. Idris Gharbaoui, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Idris Gharbaoui, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.

Fondren Orthopedic Group

7401 Main St

Houston, TX 77030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Network
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Gharbaoui'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gharbaoui does not have any board certifications listed.

62  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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30  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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

  • Mohamed V University-Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Hospital Aviconnes
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Aviconnes
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Reims University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gharbaoui has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gharbaoui has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gharbaoui does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gharbaoui and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Texas Orthopedic Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Gharbaoui's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gharbaoui to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Gharbaoui's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Gharbaoui is by far the best orthopedic Dr. His knowledge, patience, & kindness are just a few top qualities that he possesses. He never rushes you, takes time to listen, & understand before just throwing out a diagnosis, surgery, or temporary fix. I've been his patient for about a year now &...more
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Good surgeon. Bad bed side manner. At the follow-up the doctor scolded me that I did not have full range of motion in my wrist and said that most people at 6 weeks do. He then grabbed my wrist and said ,"Let's see if we can get full range and he took both of his hands and twisted my arm and...more
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I had hand surgery with the insurance of a full recovery.Two years later, a lot of visits to PTs and chiropractors my hand still doesnt have full range of motion.According to two other orthopedic doctors ,the surgery was done the wrong way and the the cast should have been removed earlier than the...more
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Great Surgeon did surgery on my wrist after a major accident on may 2014 Surgery was done only after 35 days due to Insurance issues. He did a great job.
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He said my mother needed surgery immediately and we started the process, here it is 5 months later and no surgery. They have cancelled at the last moment 3 times. His office doesn't return her calls unless I call, they realized they hadn't sent precerts the day before surgery and they keep...more
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