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Dr. Laura Akright, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Female · Age 64

Dr. Akright

Dr. Laura Akright, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Selma, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1980 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.


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(210) 650-3360

Dr. Akright accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akright's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypothyroidism
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Dr. Akright treats Hypothyroidism more than 100% of her peers

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Dr. Akright treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Akright treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akright treats Thyroid Disease more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Akright treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Akright's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laura Akright, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Selma, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1980 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Akright's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akright

3.0

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
45%
(18)
4 Stars
5%
(2)
3 Stars
2.5%
(1)
2 Stars
2.5%
(1)
1 Star
45%
(18)

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Very compassionate and comforting. Extremely knowledgeable and takes her time with us. We just love Dr.Akright. The front desk staff is very attentive. Very nice staff.
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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...Read 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...Read 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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