Albert G. Karam, M.D.
Dallas, TX 75251 | Get Directions
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The pediatric office of Dr. Albert G. Karam provides routine well child and same day sick appointments for patients from birth to 18 years of age. Dr. Karam, also known as "Dr. Al the Kiddies Pal' has been in private practice for 26 years. Father to 6 children and husband of Mary Emma Ackels Karam for 28 wonderful years, Dr. Karam is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and recently completed voluntary recertification through the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and numerous other medical organizations. Dr. Karam has hospital priviledges at Medical City Children's Hospital Dallas and Children's Medical Center of Dallas. He is also a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UTSW Medical Center.
Dr. Karam has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. He has twice been chosen as an Outstanding Teacher by the house staff of Children's Medical Center. "D" magazine has selected him as one of its best Pediatricians in Dallas for 10 consecutive years. He has also been chosen as a "Texas Super Doctor" by Texas Monthly Magazine, selected by the Consumer Research Council of America as one of America's Top Pediatricians, honored as one of the "Best Doctors in America' and has received the Patient's Choice award given by MDx Medical.
In addition, Dr. Karam was given the "Healthcare Education Hero of the Year Award" by the Alliance for Healthcare Excellence in 2007. In 2006, Dr. Karam was given the 'Smile" award by the World Craniofacial Foundation for his work with conjoined twins. Additionally, he was honored to receive the 2002 "Father of the Year" award given by the Town North YMCA.
The office is staffed with two additional pediatricians, Dr. Jeannine Cook and Dr. Julie Lin, both board certified. They are also available for both well child and same day sick appointments.
Dr. Karam thoroughly enjoys his work as a pediatrician. It is said that if you like what you do, you never have to go to work. Dr. Karam certainly feels that way! He approaches each case with the mindset that he is treating one of his own children. He gives his opinion and treatments based on the current scientific literature and evidence based guidelines, using his 26 years of experience to help parents navigate their way with their children's health needs.
For additional information, please visit Dr. Karam's web site at www.doctoralpal.com
- Sunday: Closed
- Monday: 9 am-noon, 1:30 pm-5 pm
- Tuesday: 9 am-noon, 1:30 pm-5 pm
- Wednesday: 9 am-noon, 1:30 pm-5 pm
- Thursday: 9 am-noon, 1:30 pm-5 pm
- Friday: 9 am-noon, 1:30 pm-5 pm
- Saturday: 9 am-noon
In Practice Since
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna PPO
- BCBS HMO Blue
- BCBS PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Health Care PPO
- First Health PPO
- HealthSmart PPO
- Humana PPO Choice Care
- PHCS PPO
- Texas True Choice PPO
- UnitedHealthcare HMO
- UnitedHealthcare PPO