Dr. Laura Akright, MD

Dr. Laura Akright, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Laura Akright, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Selma, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1980 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

5000 Schertz Pkwy

Selma, TX 78154

Contact Information

(210) 650-3360

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

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

Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring

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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akright has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akright's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akright to family and friends
39 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Akright's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

This was probably my worst experience ever with a provider. Super long wait times both in the waiting room and in the exam room. Doctor seems overwhelmed and befuddled. Beware the bait and switch: After you see this doctor as a new patient, you will be assigned to a "diabetes educator" aka your new...more
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Dr. Akright takes the time necessary to explain tests and procedures and makes sure that you (the patient) fully understand everything. She is so very friendly and reassuring.
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I don't understand why this doctor is listed as "accepting new patients" on the Humana website. I hand delivered my medical records and then faxed in the new patient packet to her office in January 2017. To date, no appointment and no contact from her office. Now they have lost the records i...more
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The wait times in the office are usually not long, she is caring and concerned, and the office is well-run. I HAVE recommended her to friends!
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She is always truly concerned with my health and issues that I may have. She LISTENS and just does not hear what her patients have to say. I have sent at least three patients to her because of her compassion for the patient.
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