Dr. Fakhre Alam, MD

Dr. Fakhre Alam, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Fakhre Alam, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Herrin, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in sleep medicine, sleep medicine (psychiatry & neurology), and more.

400 Lincoln Dr

Herrin, IL 62948

Contact Information

(618) 998-0696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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Dr. Alam's Experience

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

3  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

78  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alam's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alam to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Alam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I agree with the others who say he will not look up from his computer. I've never seen a physician who was so lacking in compassion or concern. I have never left a review about a physician but I determined after my wasted appointments that I would get on here to warn others to find a different...more
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High five to the previous comment of Dr. Alam being more interested in his computer than the patient. I can google and lookup stuff too. If you want someone to fill your prescriptions, only ask if your symptoms have changed and not test your physical strength or motor skills then he's your guy. I'd...more
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He is more interested in his computer; his staff do not return phone calls! He miss reads patient notes. I called five times about a problem it was over two weeks before they returned a call still did not get an answer from Doctor I do not recommend this person to my neighbors dog !
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Here is something that doesn't happen everyday. I was scheduled to have a sleep study last night as ordered by Dr. Alam's office in Carbondale. I was scheduled to arrive at 8 pm at 400 Lincoln drive in Herrin. I arrived about 7:45pm only to be greeted by a dark,locked,and empty building. I waited...more
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He is always professional, listens carefully to concerns, orders appropriate tests (but does not OVER-test), makes difficult diagnoses, sees you quickly if needed, and prescribes symptomatic relief when cures are not possible. He has been my neurologist since 2000 and I am grateful to have such a...more
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