Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD

Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Mount Vernon, IL. He specializes in rheumatology.

1007 S 42nd St Ste 4

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Contact Information

(618) 242-4626

Insurance Accepted

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

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Akhter does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Advocate Il Masonic Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD
He is an idiot! Does not know first thing about his specialty!
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Aug 27, 2018
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I was referred to him from my new Dr Kimberly Barnes-Reames from Salem, Il for possible Lupus. On first visit he said that I did not have Lupus but thought possible RA. Some blood work showed him that he was pretty sure it is RA. He started me first with Prednisone.Vitamin D also. for about 8...Read More
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