Dr. Abdel Farid Abu Shamat MD Nephrologist

Dr. Abdel Abu Shamat is a nephrologist in Lake Charles, Louisiana and is affiliated with CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital of Lake Charles. He received his medical degree from Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Abu Shamat accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital of Lake Charles who specialize in Nephrology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Arabic.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1992

University of Florida
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1993 - 1996

Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 18 years in Nephrology

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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