Dr. Adeeba Akhtar, MD

Dr. Adeeba Akhtar, MD

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Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o
(26)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Adeeba Akhtar, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with West Houston Medical Center, Park Plaza Hospital, St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital .

Texas Family & Geriatric Clinic

12121 Richmond Ave Ste 226

Houston, TX 77082
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare

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Care Philosophy

As a geriatrician, I believe in following a holistic approach to address physical, psychological, and social problems surrounding the patient and family. I consider the patient and the patient's family to be key members of the health care team, and I focus on and prioritize optimizing the quality of life and functional ability for my patients rather than seeking a definite cure.
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Dr. Akhtar's Experience

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Dr. Akhtar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Gerontology
2

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
12

Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Fall
  • Hypertension
  • Infections
  • Malnutrition
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Recurrent Falls
  • Stroke
2

Procedures

  • Health Screening
  • Pap Smear

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Baudhrun Nessa College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Dhaka Medical College, University Of Dhaka
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Bangladesh Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Texas Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • VA Hosp-U Tex San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
3.2
based on 26 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Akhtar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Khan |
Very detailed and caring.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Akhtar is a great doctor. The staff is great at helping me out with my needs I have been a patient for over years now. She takes her time to listen to you.
Houston, TX |
I was appalled by the level of disorganization and lack of diligence with this place. It appears to be an insurance racket. The Dr was dazed and confused the office personnel was lackadaisical and the "office manager" husband/brother barely speaks clear English to relay any important message to anyone. This is by far the worst doctor's office visit I have ever experienced.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Akhtar is my mother's PCP. The first time I took my mom to see Dr. Akhtar was after an ER visit when my mom was having a severe episode of Dementia. She was kind an understanding, and very ready to help. She listened and included me to let me know she was listening. The office staff is great, very nice and accommodating. The office environment is great! Very clean and up-kept very well. With a very serene feeling. I am so thankful for Dr. Akhtar and am excited to have her as my mother's PCP
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akhtar accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Akhtar has admitting privileges

West Houston Medical Center
12141 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77082
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
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St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital
1317 Lake Pointe Pkwy
Sugar Land, TX 77478
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