Dr. James Hakert, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 61
  
Dr. Hakert
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Digestive Health Associates of Texas, P.A.

8220 Walnut Hill Ln Dallas, TX 75231

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(214) 368-6707

Dr. James Hakert, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Dallas, TX and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Hakert has more experience with Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities Baylor Scott And White Medical Center Lake Pointe and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hakert to book an appointment.


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Dr. Hakert accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
USI Affinity
WellPoint

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hakert treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Hakert treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hakert treats Abdominal Disorders more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Hakert treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Stomach Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hakert treats Stomach Diseases more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Hakert treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

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Dr. Hakert's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • 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
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • 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
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • 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
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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4.2

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I have found Dr. Hakert to genuinely care about his patients and listens well, doesn't rush you and clearly responds to questions and has a plan to care for any issue you have.
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Dana Whitley – Jun 09, 2020
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The entire colonoscopy procedure was very well done - quick and painless! Dr Hakert explained how the procedure was done and then shared the results with me in the recovery room. I would not hesitate in recommending Dr Hakert to anyone.
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Ted P. – Mar 05, 2020
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Dr. Hakert was referred to me by my internist. He is easy to talk to and has a sense of humor. Overall, I never felt uneasy. He was practical in his advice regarding delaying my procedure. Once it was completed I was very happy. Felt I was in good hands.
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Good referral! – Feb 01, 2020
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Love Dr. Hakert. He has performed several colonoscopies for me. He is very kind, thorough and explains everything in layman's terms. Nice staff.
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Apr 08, 2019
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I highly recommend Dr Hakert and his staff, from Felicia at the office to the team at Old Town they treat you like your the only patient. Great job guys thank you for your attention. Tony R
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Mar 30, 2019
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I have had five colonoscopies with Dr. Hakert. He did an excellent job.
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Dallas, TX – Feb 27, 2019
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Very courteous, and explained everything and was willing to get me in fast so we could get some answers in fast. I highly recommend him!
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Largent in Richardson, TX – Dec 23, 2018
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Nov 30, 2018
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I recently had my first colonoscopy with Dr. Hakert and had a very positive experience. All of the staff members I encountered were kind and caring. They made sure I was comfortable and walked me through every step of the procedure.
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JR in Rowlett, TX – Oct 31, 2018
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I have been going to Dr. Hakert since 2011. He is very professional and listens to my needs. I've had a few endoscopies done, and was professionally taken care both by Old Town staff and Dr. Hakert. I highly recommend him!
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James T in TX – Sep 19, 2018
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The staff is super friendly and the process - routine colonoscopy- was a breeze! Dr Hackert is easy to talk to and takes all the time you need. It was very efficient and literally painless!
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Dallas Tx – Mar 29, 2018
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My experience with Dr. Hackert over the years and two different conditions has been very positive...I have learned to trust and respect his guidance and treatment... He operates in OUR reality of "can't know what you don't know..." and he does a terrific job of bridging that gap! His office has always created a supportive, friendly environment...NO intimidation factor! THX, Dr Hackert
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Bob M in Dallas, TX – May 19, 2017
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Dr Hakert was extremely helpful. He took great care of me and explained everything in detail so that I understood everything. His medical assistant is wonderful, caring and returns my calls very quickly. I would definitely recommend Dr Hakert.
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Dallas, TX – May 17, 2017
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Wasn't taken seriously by Dr Hackert. Finally had the sense to try another doc after 4+ appointments. Went on to be diagnosed with ulceractions in my terminal ileum which are highly indicative of Crohns. I'm under 30. There are far better doctors in the DHAT network.
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Dallas, TX – May 09, 2017
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Dr. Hakert and the entire staff at Old Town Endoscopy are just great. Without exception, they're all super-friendly, comforting, and really make the experience as pleasant as possible. The nursing staff at Old Town are especially nice people.
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Dallas, TX – Mar 21, 2017
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Everybody who I encountered was helpful, cheery, and comforting. Dr. Hakert was very professional yet engaging. The entire process was efficient and exceeded my expectations.
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Dallas, TX – Feb 23, 2017
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The best...staff is inefficient and kind...especially since I was so nervous. Excellent Doctor.
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Dr. James Hackert in Dallas, TX – Dec 23, 2016
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Dr. Hakert is very professional and very knowledgeable in his special area of expertise. I feel like he really does care about his patients.
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Diana M in Dallas,Tx – Sep 07, 2016
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I would highly recommend Dr. James Hakert if he would consider hiring employees that would personify him in a better way. After leaving 4 messages in 5 days to make an appointment this does not represent who he is. He is an excellent Dr. His staff lacks in communication and respect.
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Aug 24, 2016
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I have a high level of trust that has been built because of the time and way Dr. Hakert explains my condition. He takes time to make sure I fully understand what he has done and what he plans to do in the future. Dr. Hakert explains everything in a way that a normal person (non medical) can fully understand. I believe he truly cares about his patients.
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Carl G in Arlington, TX – Jun 08, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a board-certified Gastroenterologist with almost 20 years of experience in the Dallas TX area, my staff and I will provide the highest quality care for you and your family. Excellent medical care not only involves prompt and compassionate service...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1992
University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University Of Ok College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
Medical School
1981
University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Hakert communicate via email?

    No, 1 user indicated that they do not communicate via email

  • Does Dr. Hakert offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    Yes, 1 patient said they offer telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Hakert offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Hakert offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Hakert have free onsite parking?

    No, 1 user indicated that they do not have free onsite parking

  • Does Dr. Hakert offer weekend visits?

    No, 1 user indicated that they do not offer weekend visits

  • Does Dr. Hakert offer evening visits?

    No, 1 user indicated that they do not offer evening visits

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Locations

Digestive Health Associates of Texas, P.A.

Dallas Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Ste. 7108220 Walnut Hill Ln Dallas, TX 75231
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

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Baylor Scott And White Medical Center Lake Pointe

Rowlett, TX

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Dallas, TX

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)