Zohair Abbas, MD


Accepting New Patients

Zohair Abbas, MD

About Me

A board-certified Rheumatologist, Dr. Abbas is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Texas Medical Association. He graduated with honors from Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry in Karachi, Pakistan before completing his Internal Medicine residency at State University of New York at Buffalo. Upon completing his residency there, Dr. Abbas moved into an academic faculty role, where he was awarded the Dr. Carter Pannill Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009.

In 2011, Dr. Abbas began his fellowship in the field of Rheumatology at Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth in Cleveland, Ohio. His fellowship was completed in 2013.

Today, Dr. Abbas practices Rheumatology in Houston, Texas, where he plays competitive league cricket when he’s not treating patients or spending time outdoors with his two young children. He has been named “Physician of the Month” twice by Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, in July 2015 and April 2017.

Clinical Interests

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Back pain 
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Psoriatic Arthritis
Reactive Arthrtiis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjogren Syndrome


Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna Select
BCBS Blue Choice-Hlth Select
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Choice PPO Affordable Care Act/Marketplace plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Saver PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Temp PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Cross and Blue Shield HMO
Cigna Allegiance
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
HMO Blue
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana National POS Open Access (Affordable Care Act/MarketPlace plan)
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
United Healthcare
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Rheumatology | Case Western Reserve University - Metrohealth, OH | 2013
Internal Medicine | State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY | 2008
Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry - Karachi, Pakistan | 2001
Internal Medicine | State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY | 2007
Rheumatology | Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - Cleveland, OH | 2013
  • Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital


  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What insurance does Dr. Zohair Abbas accept?
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  • Where is Dr. Zohair Abbas located?
    Dr. Zohair Abbas sees patients at the following locations:
    • 13688 Breton Ridge St., Ste H, Houston, TX 77077
  • What languages do Dr. Zohair Abbas and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Zohair Abbas and/or office staff speak English, Gujarati and Hindi