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Nephrologist (kidney)
22 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ziad Ashkar is Excellent. Dr. Ashkar has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ziad Ashkar, MBA, MD, MPH is board certified in Nephrology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Education & Awards

Dr. Ashkar graduated from American University Of Beirut. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)


Dr. Ashkar has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • Heart Hospital of Lafayette 
  • American Legion Hospital 


  • German
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Ziad Maurice Ashkar MBA, MD, and MPH is a male Nephrologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Nephrology.
Where does Dr. Ziad M. Ashkar practice?
Dr. Ziad Ashkar has 2 office locations.
Dr. Ziad Ashkar practices Nephrology near Lafayette, LA.
Additional practice locations include: Opelousas, LA.
See Lafayette Nephrologists.