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Dr. Maxwell Kwaku, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Kwaku

Dr. Maxwell Kwaku, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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(903) 594-2666

Dr. Kwaku accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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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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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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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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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
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • 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
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • 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
  • Overweight
  • 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

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 healt...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Kwaku's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kwaku

2.9

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
44.11764705882353%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
1 Star
47.05882352941177%
(16)

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Took plenty of time and answered all my questions. I found that he is very intelligent and expects his patient to be a thinking and active participant in their own health management. I find the approach refreshing and appreciate being treated accordingly. I received information never shared by my...Read More
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I am so happy Dr. Kwaku is my doctor. He is extremely knowledgeable and truly cares for my health. He explains everything and wants me to understand my labs reports, treatment plan, diagnosis and encourages questions. Easy to talk with. He helps me to be comfortable.
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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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