Dr. Katafan Achkar, MD

Dr. Katafan Achkar, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Katafan Achkar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Webster, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in nephrology.Read his story

600 N Kobayashi Ste 312

Webster, TX 77598

Contact Information

(281) 724-8296

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis
more than 58% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 58% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Achkar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Achkar "In addition to my professional experience in general nephrology and dialysis; I have keen interests and experiences in the management of kidney transplant patients, dialysis access procedures and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). On a personal note, I enjoy practicing medicine and I love caring for my patients, while concurrently striving to learn and continuously acquiring new knowledge and medical skills. I believe that honesty, compassionate care, knowing your limitation as physician, and actively involving patients in their medical care are great values and virtues that every physician should provide to their patients. "

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

29  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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.


  • University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Achkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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