Dr. Asif Akhtar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houston, TX. He specializes in cardiology.


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(713) 364-9939

Dr. Akhtar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Akhtar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Chest Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Hyperlipidemia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Asif Akhtar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houston, TX. He specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Education

Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

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I have total confidence in this doctor. He is awesome. Great personality, caring and very knowledgeable. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Akhtar was amazing! Kind, patient, and knowledgeable, I left his office with a thorough understanding of my medical situation, and I feel great! Thank you to the doctor and his staff.
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Dr. Akhtar brilliantly took care of my AFib and is now monitoring my aneurysm. His staff is great and friendly and helpful. If you have heart issues in Houston, Katy, or the surrounding area, go to Dr. Akhtar. You won't be disappointed.
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I really liked how he Sat down and talked to me and didn't rush. He explained everything to my understanding. Great staff, I would recommend this doctor and what a great staff. He has to my friends!
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I am very happy with Dr. Akhtar. He really listens to his patients and I feel very comfortable with the treatment.
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