Dr. Akhtar Hussain, MD

Dr. Akhtar Hussain, MD

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Dr. Akhtar Hussain, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1986 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

11212 State Highway 151 Ste 220

San Antonio, TX 78251

Contact Information

(210) 509-7462

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
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Dr. Hussain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hussain "Dr. Akhtar Hussain is a Board Certified Internal Medicine and has been in practice for more than 25 years. He is dedicated to providing personalized care to all his patients whether in his office or at the hospital. He is a graduate of Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan. He graduated in 1986. After completing a year of internship at Civil Hospital Karachi, he joined Baqai Medical University in Karachi, as a lecturer in Physiology. After two years of teaching, he accepted a position in Saveh, Iran as a primary care and emergency room physician. After working there for 2 years, he moved to the United States in 1994 to further his career in Internal Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at New York Downtown Hospital and Long Island College Hospital in 1998. After completing residency training, he moved to Texas. He practiced as a primary care physician in Dilley and Odessa/Midland until 2001. He moved to San Antonio in 2001 where he worked as a hospitalist until 2008. He then started his office based practice. He enjoys his current practice where he is able to see patients in the office and if needed see them in the hospital. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family. He likes to go fishing and his favorite sport is Cricket. He is a member of:Texas Medical AssociationBexar County Medical Society He is also a lifetime member of:John Hopkins University Alumni AssociationTexas Medical Foundation"
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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

244  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Adamjee Science College, Karachi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • New York Downtown Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hussain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hussain's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hussain

3.7

Based on 18 reviews

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The Hussein related to me and all my problems. He was available and listened to me. I have recommended him to friends. I am 100% satisfied. Dr. Agbator
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Dr. Lucky Agbator in San Antonio, TX – Jul 21, 2018
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Dr. Hussain is extremely attentive. He listens to my Mom’s concerns and always returns my phone calls pertaining to Mom’s health.
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San Antonio – May 31, 2018
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You spend a longer time waiting for him to see you. When he does see you, he doesn't even listen
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MIDDLETOWN – Nov 04, 2017
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If you need a quick, in and out visit then this is the place. Although the staff are friendly from the beginning to the end, Dr. Hussain's exam seems less than essential for making a diagnosis or meeting all the key elements for the visit. I stayed in one position(sitting) for a complete physical...Read More
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San Antonio, TX – May 10, 2016
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