Dr. Malek Karassi, MD

Dr. Malek Karassi, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Malek Karassi, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

817 Princeton Ave SW Ste 308

Birmingham, AL 35211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Aleppo University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Chicago Medical School Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Aberdeen Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of California Los Angeles Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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Dr. Karassi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karassi to family and friends
20 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Karassi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr karassi and his nurses are very nice. His receptionist are rude and very disrespectful. I really wouldnt go back because of the receptionist, but i have waited so long for the appt. and they put have rescheduled my appt off 3 times.
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This is the worst doctors office I have ever come across. The receptionist is so rude and extremely unprofessional.
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Before I seen this doctor I had read these reviews and was very nervous about seeing him since there were negative reviews but I have to say that i dont understand why there are any negative reviews about this doctor and his staff. The staff there have been wonderful to me everytime and am so...more
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Receptionist is one of the rudest individuals I have ever come across !
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Very caring Dr. Staff very kind.. receptionist seems to be bothered. . Which I can deal with.. as my Dr is most important in my care.
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