Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 51

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

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Dr. Akbar's Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

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 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Dupont Hospital
2520 E Dupont Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

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Patient Satisfaction

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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
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Manometry
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
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    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • 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
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • 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
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    Dr. Akbar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • Dupont Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Akbar

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
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    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akbar to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Akbar's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Akbar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

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    Office Locations

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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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