Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD

Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Lafayette, LA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

116 Hospital Dr # B

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 234-0630

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • 9 More

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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Dr. Alabdulkarim does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects


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  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Mohamed 5-Faculty Of Medicine and Pharmacy Rabat, Morocco
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Universite Mohammed V Souissi--Rabat, Faculty Of Medicine & Pharmacy Of Rabat
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Bridgeport Hospita/Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Prince Moulay Abdullah Hospital, Sala, Morocco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Presbyterian Hosp/Univ Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Alabdulkarim has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Alabdulkarim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alabdulkarim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alabdulkarim to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Alabdulkarim's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
in Lafayette, LA |
Doctor Karim is very caring he listen to every thing I said did thorough examination on me and give the right treatment for my headache and seizure I strongly recommend him to ramy body
in La |
Horrible experience! He was more interested in telling me how I feel or shouldn't feel than listening to me and what was going on. He was VERY rude! Felt as though he was uninterested in what my needs were and was just interested in his script pad! Went there to find out what is wrong with me to just be handed a script with more drugs that by the way DO NOT WORK! Maybe he should take time and actually listen to the patient instead of making his own assumption of what their needs are!
in Lafayette |
I like dr Karim he is very caring and easy to communicate with very thorough his staf are nice return my call when I need an answer strongly recommended
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr Karim help me a lot to control my Parkinson disease I am able to walk better and having less tremor now all with just two visits with him very good bed side manner and very knowledgeable, his staff are very nice strongly re commanded him to anybody.
in Lake Charles |
He was very disrespectful and treat me like I was less than him. I will not recommend him to anyone. Needs to learn how to treat other and needs to care for others. Very disappointed
Lafayette, LA |
My grandmother was admitted in the hospital at LGMC and this doctor was on call! I would NOT recommend this doctor to my worse enemy on their death bed! He has the worse bedside manners & answered his phone...not once..but thrice while "giving recommendations!" Then, he didn't even have the common courtesy to say excuse me! He never touched my grandmother neither did he seem one bit concerned! He also came into the room not knowing what was going on & asked very irrelevant questions! 0 stars!!
Lafayette, La |
We were in LGMC for an emergency situation. He has absolutely the worse bedside manners and did not interact with the patient once. I wouldnt recommend him to my enemy, he is horrible.
Lafayette, LA |
POOORRRRR bedside manners and very disrespectful. Made my sick grandma feel less than a human with his arrogant attitude.
Lafayette, LA |
Dr. was great, very patient and friendly. Staff on the other hand, very rude. Person who answers the phone calls on the other hand, extremely rude! When asked why they would not release my records to another physician, as I was upset to hear by my physician this office would not release my records, she could not professionally handle the conversation and hung up on me!!! Very unprofessional!
in Kaplan, LA |
He is a very knowledgeable Neurologist. Listens and responds to his patients.
Very well mannered listens takes care of his patients been going there for 3 years now no complaints????????
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Dr. Alabdulkarim accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Pyramid Life
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Alabdulkarim has admitting privileges

Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
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University Hospital and Clinics
2390 W Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506
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