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Dr. Nidal Hasan

Endocrinology
Munster, IN
27 years experience male

Locations

Optimum Endocrine Care

Whiting, IN

Address

2230, Indianapolis Blvd, Whiting, IN
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Fax

219-6590336

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Cigna

Humana Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Optimum Endocrine Care

Chgo, IL

Optimum Endocrine Care

Munster, IN

About

Bio

I am A Board certified Endocrinologist and Internist . My area of interest is diabetes, Thyroid , Hypertension an weight loss.

Specialties
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Endocrinology

Internal Medicine

Wound care

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Indiana

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Need further eval: Late period Can be due to mental or physical stress. Other etiology can be PCO. You will need physical exam and labs
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
No: Unless there is recurrence of the tumor . You should see your physician if you are feeling lumps in the thyroid area.
A member asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Thyroid evaluation: First you need thyroid function tests to make sure your thyroid function is normal . If thyroid is ok then other hormonal tests are needed to determin... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Diet and exercise: You have borderline diabetes . You need to follow diet and exercise and lose weight . Metformin is recommended to revert your diabetes .
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Metformin: Metformin 500 mg daily . If kidney function is normal
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Unlikely : Hello Prisilla. Hypoglycemia can happen in the early stages of diabetes . In your case you have been getting hypoglycemia since childhood without full... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Yes: Total T 4 Is Low but TSH is not elevated . Best thing to do is to repeat TSH and check free T4 if free T4 is low and TSH is more than 10 then replacem... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Need further work up: Make sure that your thyroid, cortisol level and vitamine D level are normal . If you are overweight you may need sleep study to rule out sleep apnea .... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Needs monitoring : Depends On the characteristics of the nodule on the thyroid ultrasound . It should be followed by repeat Ultrasoubd to monitor growth velocity .
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Ignore: Synthroid (thyroxine) should be taken at least one hour before any food and any other medication or supplement .
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Ignore: Thyroid hormone should be taken daily 1 hour before any food or other medicine.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Good signs: Circumscribed lesion on thyroid ultrasound means that the lesson is encapsulated and that this is a good sign . Heterogenous mean that the lesion has ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Unlikely: Very unlijely. Hormonal tests can confirm praneoplastic syndrome
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Insignificant : Some people have low white count normally . Total bilirubin is slightly elevated but that could be due to lab error . May repeat labs if not feeling ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Endoscopy: It may be a Stomach problem. Endoscopy will help evaluating that. If endoscopy is negative then Cat scan of abdomen will be needed for further evaluat... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Yes: Pepto-bismol can do that.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: These results are consistent with hyperthyroidism ( overactive thyroid ) you need medical attention and treatment
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
It is fluffy : The plaque is fluffy and unstable and it can be sheared by the blood flow . Statins will help stabilize it .
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
No: Metformin will help in preventing diabetes and will treat PCO . You will not be dependent on it .
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Yes : You may have lybrinthitis and possibly otitis media . You may need antibiotic therapy please see Your doctor
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
No: Your overall control is good . Try to maximize diet and exercise .
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Unclear : It seems that you are having pain in the left upper abdomen area. You need to see a physician for examination and further management.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Reoeat free T4: you should repeat free T4 and consider treatment for hyperthyroidism if it is still elevated. Possible hyperthyroidism.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Double dose for2 day: You can double synthroid (thyroxine) dose for 2 days and you will be fine .
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Lymph node: Most likely reactive lymph node . If it persists you may need antibiotic therapy
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Other structures . : It be a problem in the other structures of the neck ie muscles , lymph nodes etc . If the swelling persists . You need cat scan of the neck.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Yes. : Your sugar is unlikely to drop less than 65 if you are on Metformin only . Try to change exercise time to the afternoon . You should consider stress ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
You need blood test: You need to have physical and basic lab work to rule out conditions that causes weight loss such as hyperthyroidism .
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Further eval needed: Multiple medical problems can cause weight loss such as hyperthyroidism , decreased appetite , depression , adrenal insufficiency and malignancies . Y... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
Endocrinology 27 years experience
Depends : Increased vasularuzation of thyroid nodule rises suspension fior malignanccy . In this case fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodule is needed to rul... Read More

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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you doctor, I can focus on what really might be wrong with me. I am so grateful for the time you spent looking at this. Best Wishes from Aaron.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you doctor, I will heed your expert advice. Thank you for being so clear and succinct in your reply.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) rupturd by strong flow blood from high blood pressure n exertion.is it

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, Syria
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

VA Medical Center Washington DC/ George Town Uniiversity

Awards

Thought Leader, First Place, Munster Region - Spring
2016
Top Doctor, Second Place, Indiana - Spring
2016
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Indiana - Spring
2016

Affiliations

The Endicrine Society
American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
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