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Dr. Walid Harb

Internal Medicine
Dearborn, MI
36 years experience

Locations

Office

Dearborn, MI

Address

17000 Hubbard Suite 300, Dearborn, MI
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr Walid Harb has been named one of the Best Doctors in America by his peers, and one of America's Top Physicians by Consumers Research Council of America. Dr Harb is Board Certified in the Specialty of Internal Medicine. He dedicated his career to provide teaching in leadership, patient care and training of medical professionals. Often voted Faculty of the Year, he holds a multitude of teaching posts, awards and publications.

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
T4 & TSH : Thyroid: T4 & TSH are blood tests to measure thyroid activities. Thyroid, a gland in the neck area responsible for body's metabolism. When T4 is high & TSH is ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Hemoglobin A1c test: Sugar coats everything in the blood including hemoglobin in red cells. Since hemoglobin circulates for 3 months before its destruction, we take advant... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Exercise & BP: Exercise is an important component of blood pressure control. The type of exercise is less important than exercising regularily at least 4 times a wee... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Plant estrogens safe: All soy products as well as other plant products like beans, sprouts & even garlic have plant based Estrogens called phytoestrogens. They are weaker t... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Toxins & Dehydration: C. Diff produces toxins (poison) that cause inflammation throughout the body (similar to your worse flu). Nausea, diarrhea, muscle aches & feeling ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Exercise may help: Heart wall motion abnormality sometimes persists despite stent placement because it reflects scar from a heart attack. To improve outcome (despite per... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Hydrochlorothiazide?: Hyponatremia (low sodium/salt) has multiple causes including medications and yes hyponatremia can recur. Some causes have nothing to do with meds & si... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
See your Doctor: If you are not on your period, please see your doctor to check for the source of the blood. If the source is urine need to check for kidney stones amo... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Less likely to pass: Kidney stones of 5 mm or less will pass easily with fluids. stones 15mm or more will require shock waves to brake it down in order to pass. Your kidne... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Sun mixed benefit: Sunlight is essential in making vitamin d. It has been shown to have so many benefits on calcium & bone metabolism, improvement in muscle strength as ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Search for the cause: Many causes to leg spasms at bedtime: restless leg may be one but should consider neuropathy (diabetes, B12 deficiency etc), dehydration (not enough f... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Migraine treatment: Migraine a common condition of severe headaches causing debility plus nausea, vomiting, avoiding lights & noise etc. Diagnosed thru history (the story... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Low sodium < 135: Normal sodium range from 135 to 145. Low sodium (hyponatremia) is less than 135. Some may have no symptoms at slight decrease in sodium level especial... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Needs an examination: Please see you doctor asap for an exam to differentiate breast tissue from lymph nodes or just fat tissue.
A member asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Genes, aging & foods: Cholesterol goes up the older we get & from inherited genes from our parents. Cholesterol also goes up because of eating fatty & oily foods, certain d... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Many possibilities: Please see doctor to sort out causes. It could be a remnant from recent upper respiratory infection, post nasal drip from sinuses (allergy or infectio... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Autoimmune diseases: Anti-dna antibodies, a blood test done when suspecting connective tissue diseases also known as autoimmune diseases (example: lupus). The body immune ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Suspicious mole: Any mole that changes size, color, or have irrregular borders should be biopsied. If you have fair skin or history of skin cancers or family history o... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walid Harb
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Food ; Migraine: Migraine food triggers: skipping meals (low sugars), aged ; fermented food like cheeses ; alcohol (tyramine), food additives like nitrates, cold foods... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Harb is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Harb is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you. That logic makes sense. My Dr says Crestor will raise HDL while lowering LDL. Lost 30 lbs this year and jogging daily. Will discu
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! What is the cause of pancreatic disorder during sleep?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I am not on my period, so I will go in today. Thank you.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

WAYNE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Faculty of The Year
Best Doctors in America
America's To Physicians

Affiliations

Medical Director, Physician Assistant Program, University of Detroit Mercy
Chief of Medicine, Oakwood Physicians, Inc. Oakwood healthcare System
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