Dr. Farah Akhtar, MD

Dr. Farah Akhtar, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Female  |  
Age 35
(2)
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Dr. Farah Akhtar, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Redwood City, CA. She is 35 years old and has been practicing for 9 years. Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center.

450 Broadway St # Pavillion

Redwood City, CA 94063

Contact Information

(650) 723-6316

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Sleep Disorders
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more than 81% of peers
Sleep Apnea
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more than 80% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
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more than 64% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing
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Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
1.5
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Akhtar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    POOR
  • Answers Questions
    POOR
  • Time well spent
    POOR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Akhtar accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Akhtar has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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