Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD

Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 56
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akhter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Akhter's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Mount Vernon, IL. He specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

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

Dr. Akhter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akhter

2.6

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
33.333333333333336%
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4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
53.333333333333336%
(8)

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He is an idiot! Does not know first thing about his specialty!
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Herrin Hospital

Herrin, IL

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