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Specializes in Pulmonology • Female • Age 33

450 Broadway St
Redwood City, CA 94063
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Dr. Akhtar's Specialties

  • Pulmonology

Conditions Dr. Akhtar Treats

  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Lung Nodule

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Redwood City, CA 94063
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    Dr. Akhtar's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pulmonology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Lung Nodule
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Texas Technical University
    Graduated in 2008
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Akhtar & Staff

    • English
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    Stanford Hospital & Clinic
    450 Broadway St
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    (650) 723-6316 (Office)
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