Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD

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Neurology | Male

Wael Alabdulkarim, M.D. 116 Hospital Dr # B Lafayette, LA 70503 Get Directions
Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD
Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Lafayette, LA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Alabdulkarim is affiliated with University Hospital and Clinics and Lafayette General Medical Center.

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Dr. Alabdulkarim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alabdulkarim to family and friends
3.7
based on 25 total reviews (12 with comments)
Dr. Alabdulkarim's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (12)
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 Broussard, LA |
Dr Karim is very knowledgeable very good bed side manners the staff treat as a family strongly recommend him
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
in Lafayette, LA |
Great doctor strongly recommended great staff too.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr was great very knowledgeable very good bed side manners strongly recommended
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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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • 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
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Universite Mohammed V Souissi--Rabat, Faculty Of Medicine & Pharmacy Of Rabat

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Bridgeport Hospita/Yale University

    Completed in 1997

    Prince Moulay Abdullah Hospital, Sala, Morocco

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Presbyterian Hosp/Univ Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1998

    University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Mohamed 5-Faculty Of Medicine and Pharmacy Rabat, Morocco

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)