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Dr. Antonio Achkar, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Achkar

ARTHRITIS & INTERNAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES

580 S Aiken Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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Dr. Antonio Achkar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(412) 682-2434

Dr. Achkar accepts the following insurance:

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Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthSmart
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
UPMC Health Plan

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Dr. Achkar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vasculitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Achkar treats Vasculitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Achkar treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arteritis
  • Autoimmune Vasculitis
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
  • Lymphocytic Vasculitis
  • Necrotizing Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Polyarteritis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Achkar treats Arthritis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Achkar treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Achkar treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Achkar treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Achkar's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Antonio Achkar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1994
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Residency Hospital
1988
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1991
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Achkar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Achkar

3.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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(5)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
1 Star
36.36363636363637%
(4)

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Waited over an hour in the room without anyone coming to check on me. Did not ask me questions or listen to my concerns.
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