Dr. Ossama Al-Taher, MD

Dr. Ossama Al-Taher, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ossama Al-Taher, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 5 years.

245 W Greens Rd

Houston, TX 77067

Contact Information

(713) 486-5600

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Al-Taher performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Al-Taher "As an Endocrinologist I believe in the uniqueness of each human being. I am also a clinician who practice evidence based medicine and follow guidelines as documented by the various endocrine societies. In general, the one size fits all approach does not work in medicine, and in particular for endocrine disorders, but keeping in mind objective data guides clinicians in their decisions."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

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

  • 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
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Female Infertility
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

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

  • Allegheny Hahnemann
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Drexel U Coll Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Drexel U Coll Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Va Interprofessional Fellowship Program In Patient Safety
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Al-Taher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Al-Taher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Al-Taher to family and friends
4.3
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Al-Taher's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Reno, NV |
We were lucky to have Dr. Al-Taher here in Reno, NV and now he is practicing in Houston, TX. We miss him very much -- he is an excellent doctor, a good listener, gives you good advice and really cares about his patients. WE MISS YOU Dr. Al-TAHER!!!! Hope your patients in Houston realize what an...more
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Reno, NV |
Dr Al-taher is wonderful! He takes time with you, explains everything thoroughly, is able to relate to you on a very personal level, listens, and really makes you feel like you matter. He is responsive to you questions, needs, concerns.
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in Dayton, NV |
I would highly recommend Dr. Al-Taher because he actually takes the time to discuss my questions and concerns about my health. I felt very comfortable discussing my past health care since being a new patient. I have seen him for 2 years now and he has worked diligently this past summer with me to...more
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Dr. Al-Taher accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Hospitals where Dr. Al-Taher has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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