Dr. Hitesh Makkar, MD

Dr. Hitesh Makkar, MD

Critical Care Medicine | Male | 46 years old

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Dr. Makkar specializes in Critical Care Medicine and practices in Akron, OH. He practices at 3 locations.

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I went to see Dr. Makkar yesterday, it was my first visit with Dr. Makkar. He's very personable and most importantly knowledgeable. For the first time in two months I have some relief. He noticed things my primary physician never asked about or checked. I can't say enough about how impressed I am with him. I have been so sick for two months, so to feel results this early is really such a blessing. Genius.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Summa Health System

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

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