Dr. Samhar Al-Akash, MD

Dr. Samhar Al-Akash, MD

Pediatric Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Samhar Al-Akash, MD is a pediatric nephrology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Fac Med U Jordan, Amman in 1991 and specializes in pediatric nephrology.

3533 S Alameda St

Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Contact Information

(361) 694-5022

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Nephrotic Syndrome
high
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Al-Akash's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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4  Procedures

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

  • Fac Med U Jordan, Amman
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Chldn Hospital Of Mi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Al-Akash's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Al-Akash to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Al-Akash's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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