Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 49

7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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Dr. Akbar's Experience

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Dr. Akbar's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Akbar Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Hospital Quality

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Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Parkview Regional Medical Center
11109 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Lutheran Medical Group
Luthern Medical Group LLC
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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    Dr. Akbar's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Manometry
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
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    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Wright State University
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Good Samaritan and Va Hosps Wright State University
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Akbar & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Akbar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Akbar has admitting privileges:

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    • Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

    • Parkview Regional Medical Center

    • Dupont Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Akbar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akbar to family and friends

    8 responses
    below
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    below
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 7 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Akbar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
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    Lutheran Medical Group
    Luthern Medical Group LLC
    7916 W Jefferson Blvd
    Fort Wayne, IN 46804
    (260) 969-7100 (Office)
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