Dr. Javeed Akhter, MD

Dr. Javeed Akhter, MD

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Pediatric Pulmonology  ·  
Male  ·  
73 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Javeed Akhter, MD is a pediatric pulmonology specialist in Lockport, IL and has been practicing for 49 years. He specializes in pediatric pulmonology, pulmonary disease, and more.

Suburban Pediatric Pulmonology

1206 E 9th St

Lockport, IL 60441
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Akhter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Akhter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary Disease

3  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

38  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Gandi Hospital In India
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • John Stroger Hospital Of Cook County
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wyler Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhter's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhter to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Akhter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Told me my daughter was depressed and needs a psychiatrist and maybe I have already been taking her to one. This was after he joked around with her for a few minutes. I laughed and after a few more comments I said we are done here and walked out. She was already diagnosed with exercise induced...more
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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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