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Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD

Neurology*
3.5 (38)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD

Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Lafayette, LA. They specialize in Neurology, has 29 years of experience. They graduated from Universite Mohammed V Souissi--Rabat, Faculty of Medicine & Pharmacy of Rabat and is affiliated with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, Iberia Medical Center and Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center. Dr. Alabdulkarim, completed a residency at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Patients rated Dr. Alabdulkarim an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Alabdulkarim works at Practice in Lafayette, LA with other offices in Lake Charles, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Gait Abnormality along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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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Dr. Alabdulkarim's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Wael Alabdulkarim MD Apmc
    201 Rue Iberville Ste 110, Lafayette, LA 70508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 234-0630
  2. 2
    Pain and Performance Rehab. Inc.
    1144 Coolidge Blvd Ste F, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 234-0630
  3. 3
    Office
    116 Hospital Dr # B, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 234-0630
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    Fayez K. Shamieh M.d. A Medical Corp.
    707 DOCTOR MICHAEL DEBAKEY DR, Lake Charles, LA 70601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 433-0762

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
  • Iberia Medical Center
  • Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center

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Gait Abnormality
Radiculopathy
Tension Headache

Treatment frequency



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Gait Abnormality
Radiculopathy
Tension Headache
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Vertigo
Dizziness
Epilepsy
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Headache
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Migraine
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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Syncope
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Visual Field Defects
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Nerve Conduction Studies
Anterior Horn Disease
Ataxia
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Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Dementia
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Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
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Dystonia
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Essential Tremor
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Meningitis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myoclonus
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinsonism
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Stroke
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Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Tic Disorders
Tourette's Syndrome
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
EMG (Electromyography)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    • Aetna
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    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Pyramid Life
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal American
    • WellCare

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    3.5
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    Based on 38 ratings
    Patient Ratings (38)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    1 Star
    (14)
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    How was your appointment with Dr. Alabdulkarim?

    Jan 27, 2024
    I am thankful I was referred here by Dr. Barry Henry. I’ve had chronic, constant, nerve pain for 4 years (I am 34 years old now), and I have been to many doctors throughout that span with very little relief. I’ve had multiple epidurals in my neck, shoulder, and wrist, as well as physical therapy, dry needling, laser therapy, cryotherapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, etc. My options were becoming limited other than surgery. The pain I had experienced was affecting my mood, work ethic, and overall well-being. Dr. Karim is very personable, but most importantly, he listens to your problems and concerns and addresses those issues. He has me on medications, but they have helped tremendously, almost to a point where my pain is completely gone. I could cry with how happy and relieved I have been feeling. Dr. Karim is a blessing, and I recommend him to anyone that’s experienced similar symptoms.
    Chris — Jan 27, 2024
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    About Dr. Wael Alabdulkarim, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1154383313
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Residency
    Internship
    • Bridgeport Hospita/Yale University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universite Mohammed V Souissi--Rabat, Faculty of Medicine & Pharmacy of Rabat
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Mohamed 5-Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy Rabat, Morocco
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Alabdulkarim has seen patients for Gait Abnormality, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Alabdulkarim on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    38 patients have reviewed Dr. Alabdulkarim. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Alabdulkarim.

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