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Dr. Malek Karassi, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
3.3 (23)
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Malek Karassi, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, has 35 years of experience. They graduated from University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine and is affiliated with Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Saint Vincent's Chilton and Shelby Baptist Medical Center.

Dr. Karassi works at Karassi Endocrinology/Int Medcn in Birmingham, AL with other offices in Alabaster, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Polyneuropathy and Diabetic Polyneuropathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Karassi Endocrinology
    817 Princeton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 787-2669
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 2:00pm
  2. 2
    Karassi Endocrinology
    644 2nd St Ne, Alabaster, AL 35007 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 787-2669
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
  3. 3
    Shelby Office
    1022 1st St N Ste 305, Alabaster, AL 35007 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 787-2669

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Princeton Baptist Medical Center
  • Saint Vincent's Chilton
  • Shelby Baptist Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Polyneuropathy
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • MetLife
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Financial Group
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellPoint

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    3.3
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    Based on 23 ratings
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    Jun 20, 2019
    Found him as a Mentor Understand the feeling Take care with time and patience
    Aminuddin in Hoover , AL — Jun 20, 2019
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    About Dr. Malek Karassi, MD

    Specialties
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1447273586
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Aberdeen Hospital|University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Chicago Medical School Hospitals|University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency
    Internship
    • Aleppo U Hosp|Aleppo University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Malek Karassi, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Karassi is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Karassi has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Karassi has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Karassi has seen patients for Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Polyneuropathy and Diabetic Polyneuropathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Karassi on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Karassi. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Karassi.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Karassi, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Karassi appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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