Dr. Mohammad Akhter, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 61

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Mohammad Akhter, MD is a Pulmonologist in Wappingers Falls, NY and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akhter has extensive experience in Sleep Apnea. He graduated from University Cifas Esc De Med Santo Domingo Dominican Republic medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall, winner of the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award. He is also affiliated with Vassar Brothers Medical Center. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Mohammad Akhter, MD
1285 Route 9 Ste 13 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 ()

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(845) 632-3291

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Affiliated with Vassar Brothers Medical Center Poughkeepsie, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Friendly Staff
    Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Akhter

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Akhter treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Akhter treats other conditions, please contact the office at (845) 632-3291.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Akhter is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Akhter's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Akhter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akhter

3.6

Based on 12 ratings

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Terrible I am no more because of this freak
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Charlie Hayes – Sep 06, 2021
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I like dr Akhtar very much. But since covid, I call to ask. Question, leave a message and sometimes I don't get a call back. I wondered if he was still practicing in wappingers falls
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan 26, 2021
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Dr. Akhter is a professional, caring, and skilled physician. As an internist and pulmonary specialist, he helped me get well at Vassar Broters hospital. I highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Joseph Lee in Fishkill, NY – Mar 26, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Mohammad Akhter, MD is a Pulmonologist in Wappingers Falls, NY and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akhter has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Catheterization M C St John's Queens Hp
Residency Hospital
1983
University Cifas Esc De Med Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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What are Dr. Mohammad Akhter, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Akhter frequently treats Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Akhter specializes.

Where is Dr. Mohammad Akhter, MD's office located?

Dr. Akhter's office is located at 1285 Route 9 Ste 13, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

1285 Route 9 Ste 13 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Akhter is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall

Newburgh, NY

58% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% lower than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Poughkeepsie, NY

68% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% lower than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)