Dr. Maxwell Kwaku, MD

Dr. Maxwell Kwaku, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Maxwell Kwaku, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.Read his story

1000 E 5th St Ste 200

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 594-2666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
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Background Check

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. Kwaku's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwaku treats Obesity more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kwaku treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwaku treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kwaku treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Diabetes Type 2
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kwaku treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kwaku treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kwaku's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Retinopathy
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Pheochromocytoma
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Turner Syndrome
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

As an endocrinologist, Dr. Kwaku specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hormone related disorders such as diabetes, thyroid, adrenal and pituitary diseases. To ensure the most complete care possible, Dr. Kwaku utilizes a team approach to he...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 2005
    Georgetown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2003
    Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 2001
    Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2000

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Dr. Kwaku's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kwaku

2.7

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
38.70967741935484%
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4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
1 Star
51.61290322580645%
(16)

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Terrible experience! He was very dismissive and actually laughed at me then laughed at my neurologist for sending me there. I have a pituitary tumor and was told I was overreacting and that it was "nothing" despite my thyroid levels being off, tremors, dry skin, tachycardia, palpitations, etc. ...Read More
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I don't know where to begin.. He's a know-it-all who rushes you and makes you feel like you're an inch tall. He clearly does NOT understand how the thyroid functions. He's arrogant, rushes through and makes you feel like you're wasting his time. Highly recommended to look elsewhere. His staff is...Read More
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I would like to actually give 0 stars. He is arrogant and will rush everything. I didn't like him afte my first visit but was willing to give another chance. On my second visit he would not discuss any of my problems just whatever he wanted (for those 3 mins) then he was on the phone with me...Read More
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Someone told me Dr. Kwaki had some negative reviews on this or another site and I was surprised. I saw him for a thyroid issue earlier this year. My endocrinologist had recommended him when he retired and then my internist also suggested him. I had a wonderful experience and thought he was...Read More
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He is arrogant and has a terrible bedside manner. Beware if you disagree with him in any way. He will become very hateful and refuse to help you.
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Aetna
Aetna PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Teacher Retirement System
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna-HealthSpring
Cigna-HealthSpring HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Choice Plus PPO
Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
Commercial Insurance Company
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Humana
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Tricare
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PPO
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
PHCS PPO
RockPort Health Care
CCO/Rockport
Superior HealthPlan
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) HMO
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Perinatal Care
Children's Medicaid
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) RSA
CHIP Perinatal Care
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Health
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Medicaid
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Plus Medicaid
STAR Health (Foster Care) - Medicaid
State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) - Medicaid
State of Texas Access Reform (STAR)+PLUS - Medicaid
Texas Children's Health Plan
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Medicaid - STAR
Tricare
Standard
TriCare for Life
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Universal American
USA Managed Care Organization

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