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Annette F. Okai, MD
Neurology
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About
Her clinical interests include studying multiple sclerosis in diverse populations and the utilization of conventional and novel techniques and treatment options in multiple sclerosis, including research trials. Dr. Okai manages all stages of multiple sclerosis, and her care philosophy includes using a multidisciplinary approach to patient management.

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS | Open Choice PPO
Beech Street of Texas
Beech Street of Texas PPO PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Federal Select PPO | HMO Blue Essentials HMO | Medicare Advantage Oncor/Energy Future Holdings Retirees PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO
Great-West Healthcare (formerly One Health Plan)
Great West PPO PPO | Open Access PPO-Open Access PPO-OA
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care (incl NTHN)
HealthSmart PPO PPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO EPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO GEPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Concentric Network SmartNet PPO | Humana Medicare Advantage PPO/HMO | Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
Oscar Health Ins Co of Texas EPO
Private Health Care System
Private Health Care System PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network - Group | EPO Network - Individual/Family | HMO Network - Group | HMO Network - Individual/Family | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network - Group | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network | Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
United HealthCare
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare.As part of that vision, Baylor Scott &White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 10, 2018, Annette F. Okai, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

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Genzyme CorporationSpeaking

Speaking: Service as a paid speaker/lecturer to present to an audience at speaking, training or education engagements on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state

Background
Education
  • Internship: Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Residency: Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital: PA
  • Fellowship: Multiple Sclerosis, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital: PA
  • Medical School: MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine: PA
Certifications
  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center
Reviews(21)
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Sep 18, 2018
all good
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Sep 18, 2018
Great care and professionalism shown by the provider as well as the staff!
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Jul 24, 2018
very knowledgeable,explains very well
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Jul 24, 2018
Dr. Okai has been treating me for Multiple Sclerosis for 8 years. She has been very patient with me as I navigated this difficult diagnosis, and waded through the barrage of information online. With respect and curtesy, care and concern, she has explained everything I needed to know without making me feel like I was wasting her time or bothering her. She has seen me through some very scary times, and has always had my best interests and best possible care and future outcomes in mind, while at the same time respecting my desires in terms of my own assessment of quality of life. I recommend her to anyone I meet who has MS, because I think she is the best doctor. Period.
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Jul 23, 2018
friendly knowledgeable
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Jul 23, 2018
We have been Taking my Son to Dr. Okai for several years now and are very happy with the care she provides him.
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Jul 17, 2018
very easy to talk to when discussing MS. I\'ve had the diagnosis for a little over one year and Dr Okai is patient with me to find the right words and she explains the treatment in a way I can understand.
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Jul 17, 2018
Love everyone there!
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Jul 17, 2018
Dr. Okai actively listens to my concerns , and shows genuine interest in what I have to say. Dr Okai does a excellent job on explaining the WHYs which encourages me to stick with my treatment plan.
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Jul 16, 2018
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Jul 9, 2018
Dr Okai is one of the best providers I have and always listens to my concerns.
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Jul 9, 2018
very good and thorough
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Jul 3, 2018
The best.
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Jun 27, 2018
have been seeing Dr Okai for a couple of years. like her very much
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Jun 25, 2018
Dr. Okai is highly competent and very thorough. She listens well. I like her sense of humor
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May 22, 2018
She always checks my prescriptions and adjusts them as needed. She is interested in my progress. However she never checks the strength in my arms or legs and never checks the dexterity of my fingers. All of my other Neurologists have. I don\'t know why she doesn\'t.
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May 22, 2018
On this visit, Dr Okai spent time listening to me and provided recommendations.
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May 16, 2018
Spent time listening not only to me but my husband also.
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May 16, 2018
She is excellent and easy to work with!
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Apr 23, 2018
Dr. Okai and her team are very welcoming and kind. I highly recommend.
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Apr 16, 2018
I and my entire family are very pleased with the care and attention the provider shows. She always answers any questions or concerns that I or my family has. I do recommend her when someone asks or I see they need information on a great care provider.
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