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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Akhter does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

4 Sanctions
  • Non-therapeutic Prescribing (5/12/2017)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Akhter, Iqbal MD: License # 036044555: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician authorized and/or issued prescriptions for multiple controlled substances, including but not limited to, Oxycodone and Norco, to numerous patients of his medical practice for other than medically accepted therapeutic purposes and without proper evaluations and /or examinations of the patients. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation accepted the physician's license SURRENDER in Lieu of Other Discipline.
    State: Illinois
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/24/2016)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Disciplinary action in another state (12/30/2015)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Non-therapeutic Prescribing (10/8/2015)
    Action Taken: Summary Suspension
    Summary: Akhter, Iqbal MD: License # 036044555: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in unprofessional conduct, improper and non-therapeutic prescribing of controlled substances and violations of controlled substances regulations. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician's license on Temporary SUSPENSION.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Prince Of Wales Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1962

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • CHICAGO LANDS TEN BEST DOCTORS, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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