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Dr. Altaf Karim MD

Internist

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center

Summary

A graduate of the University of Karachi Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, Dr. Karim completed his internal medicine residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Foster G. McGaw Hospital and Hines VA Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Karim is a firm believer in the vital role a good patient/doctor relationship plays ... Read More

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Biography

A graduate of the University of Karachi Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, Dr. Karim completed his internal medicine residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Foster G. McGaw Hospital and Hines VA Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Karim is a firm believer in the vital role a good patient/doctor relationship plays in maintaining good health. He also advocates the importance of continuity of care and will often follow his patients during their hospitalization. His clinical interests include cardiology, metabolic syndrome-related disorders, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity.

He has been consecutively selected as a "Houston Top Doc" in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2014 by H Texas Magazine and has practiced in The Woodlands for the past 15 years. Dr. Karim lives with his family in The Woodlands and in his spare time enjoys traveling, reading, music and staying active. He encourages his patients to find hobbies and remain active as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Karim is an avid racquetball player who has competed in state doubles competitions. 

Practice Information

Dr. Karim practices at Memorial Hermann Medical Group The Woodlands I in North Houston. 

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Specialties
Medical Education
Dow Medical College-Registrar, 1984
Internships & Residency
Loyola University Medical Center, 1993
Clinical Interests
Cardio-Pulmonary Medicine, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Hypertension, Neurology, Stress, Stress Testing
PCP Number
100000019922
Cities Served
Conroe, Houston, Hufsmith, Spring, Tomball
ZIP Codes Served
77068, 77073, 77090, 77268, 77302, 77337, 77373

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)

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