Dr. Muhammad Akhtar, MD

Dr. Muhammad Akhtar, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Muhammad Akhtar, MD is an oncology specialist in East Providence, RI and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical University in 1986 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

400 Warren Ave Lowr SUITE1

East Providence, RI 02914

Contact Information

(401) 438-7778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders
more than 89% of peers
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
more than 83% of peers
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Akhtar'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.

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Akhtar does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • King Edward Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Cooper Hosp/Univ Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Roger Williams Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Panjabi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Akhtar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He is an attentive and caring physician who is very thorough and knowledgeable at what he does. He takes the time to gather information and explain things thoroughly . He is top notch!
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I have never met a more competent and caring doctor than Dr. Akhtar. He has been my primary care physician since 2003 and has been committed to my best health and well-being through a lot of challenges. If you need a partner in your healthcare, I hope you can get in to see him-- my brother,...more
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Dr Akhtar is very patient with his patients with special needs, when ever I called he returns my calls in reasonable frame of time, and he answers me in person, he's one of the few doctors who still takes time to listen to his patient's concerns. The waiting time is reasonable.
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Dr. Akhtar is a wonderful caring doctor. He listens to me every time I go and is very knowledgeable. His staff is so friendly
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