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Dr. Katafan Achkar MD

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology

5/5(1)
1415 La Concha Ln Houston TX, 77054
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5/5

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Dr. Katafan Achkar is a nephrologist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Achkar specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Achkar most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.

Education and Training

Univ of Damascus, Fac of Med, Damascus, Syria 1989

University of Damascus / Faculty of Medicine 1989

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Nephrology

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 28 years of experience

Dr. Katafan Achkar MD's Practice location

Practice At 1415 La Concha Ln

1415 La Concha Ln -
Houston, TX 77054
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New patients: 713-790-9080
Fax: 713-790-0766

600 N KOBAYASHI STE 312 -
WEBSTER, TX 77598
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New patients: 281-724-8296
Fax: 281-724-1858

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Dr. Katafan Achkar MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 1 patient. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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WOMANS HOSPITAL OF TEXAS,THEl

7600 FANNIN HOUSTON TX 77054

Head west on La Concha Lane 710 ft
Turn right onto Kirby Drive 725 ft
Turn right onto Old Spanish Trail (US 90A) 3982 ft
Turn right onto Fannin Street 1021 ft
Turn right 227 ft
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UNIVERSITY GENERAL HOSPITALl

7501 FANNIN HOUSTON TX 77054

Head east on La Concha Lane 1892 ft
Turn right onto Greenbriar Street 863 ft
Go straight onto Fannin Street 237 ft
Make a U-turn onto Fannin Street 321 ft
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TEXAS ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITALl

7401 SOUTH MAIN STREET HOUSTON TX 77030

Head west on La Concha Lane 710 ft
Turn right onto Kirby Drive 1478 ft
Turn right onto South Main Street 3006 ft
Turn right onto Greenbriar Street 309 ft
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