Dr. Javeed Akhter, MD

Dr. Javeed Akhter, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology | Male | 71 years old

Suburban Pediatric Pulmonology
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Dr. Akhter specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology and practices in Lockport, IL. He practices at 2 locations.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (11)
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      When my son was 13 his class assignment was to write an essay about his hero. He chose Dr. Akhter, because he truly believed that Dr. Akhter saved his life. Dr. Akhter certainly made my son's life much better by getting severe asthma under control.
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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Pulmonology

      Board Certifications

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      • Allergy & Immunology
      • Pediatric Pulmonology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Bronchitis
      • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
      • Acute Pharyngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • All Types of Food Poisoning
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
      • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
      • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
      • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
      • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
      • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
      • Anaphylaxis
      • Angioedema
      • Animal Allergies
      • Asthma
      • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bronchiectasis
      • Bronchiolitis
      • Bronchitis
      • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
      • Bronchospasm
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Combined Immunity Deficiency
      • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Cough
      • Cystic Fibrosis
      • Dermatitis
      • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
      • Dermatitis Due to Food
      • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
      • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
      • Emphysema
      • Eosinophilia
      • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
      • Eye Infections
      • Hives
      • Hypogammaglobulinemia
      • IgA Deficiency
      • IgM Deficiency
      • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
      • Influenza (Flu)
      • Itchy Skin
      • Low Blood Oxygen Level
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Lung Nodule
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pneumonia
      • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
      • Pollen Allergy
      • Postnasal Drip
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Incompetence
      • Rash
      • Respiratory Failure
      • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Shortness of Breath
      • Sinusitis
      • Skin Infections
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Vascular Disease
      • Viral Infection
      • Wheezing
      • Whooping Cough
      • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

      Procedures Performed

      • Allergy Skin Testing
      • Allergy Testing
      • Bronchoscopy
      • Pulmonary Function Test

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences

        Graduated in 1969

      • Internship Hospital
        Gandi Hospital In India
      • Residency Hospital
        John Stroger Hospital Of Cook County
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Wyler Childrens Hospital

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
      • Board certified in Allergy & Immunology, Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatrics
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Akhter's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Akhter

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients