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"Patient care is my passion. Making sure my patients receive a quick response to their needs is my first priority. There are no time obligations or re ...Read more
"Patient care is my passion. Making sure my patients receive a quick response to their needs is my first priority. There are no time obligations or restrictions when it comes to my patients. As a post-doctoral research fellow, I published my papers in renowned journals on a common medical problem. Because of my surgical background, my patients have the advantage of getting small procedures done here at the office." Dr. Akhter is a designated civil surgeon.
Syed Akhter, M.D.
|Hospitals|| Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago
|Years in practice||11|
|Languages spoken||English, Hindi, Spanish, Urdu|
|Board certifications||Family Medicine|
|Education||Dow Medical College - University of Karachi, Pakistan , University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (Eau Claire)- University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (Residency)|
|Aetna Cofinity PPO||Aetna PPO POS||Blue Choice POS|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO||Choice Care PPO||Choice POS|
|Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA)||Humana PPO POS||Illinois Health Connect (MAID)|
|Medicare||Multiplan / PHCS PPO||Preferred Plan Inc. PPO|
|UHC Ever Care Medicare Advntg||UHC PPO POS||Presence Health EPO / BCBS PPO|
|Cryotherapy||Holter Monitoring||Immigration Exams|
|Immigration Physicals||In-Office Surgical Procedures||Joint Injection|
|Mole Removal||Nerve Conduction Studies||Preventive Medicine|
|Pulmonary Function Testing||Same Day Sick Visits||Skin Lesion Removal|
|Spirometry||Stress Testing (Cardiac)||Toenail Surgery|
|Adolescent Health||Back Pain||Care of Geriatric Patients|
|Hypertension||Weight Loss||Ingrown Toenails|
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