Dr. Nadeem Akhtar, MD

Dr. Nadeem Akhtar, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Nadeem Akhtar, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Karachi / Dow Medical College in 1987 and specializes in internal medicine.

181 W Valley Ave

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 978-8070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • VIVA Health

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Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergy Testing
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bell's Palsy
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Common Cold
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Infections
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Herpes Simplex Infection
High Cholesterol
Hip Sprain
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Larynx Conditions
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Spirometry
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Tremor
Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis Screening
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Trying to figure out what ails someone greatly sparks my interest. I take great pride in solving a mystery. I feel that we are on the earth for such a limited amount of time, and that if I can contribute to making my patients' time on earth happi...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Baylor University
Fellowship Hospital
Baylor University
Residency Hospital
Baylor University
Internship Hospital
1987
University Of Karachi / Dow Medical College
Medical School
1987

Languages

  • Pakistani
  • English

Awards

Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akhtar

3.8

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
60.714285714285715%
(17)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
1 Star
21.428571428571427%
(6)

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Dr. Akhtar fixed my tendinitis in my wrist using TENS therapy! I had gone to a hand surgeon and got a steroid shot in my wrist and it did not help. It got bigger and it was still painful. When I left Dr. Akhtar with no more splint. Thank you, I will be calling you if I have pain ANYWHERE!
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Dr. AKHTAR changed my life. He brought back to live and helped me to see life for the precious gift it is. I have made great strides of improvement. He's not just your doctor he becomes a life long friend. He is brilliant and always up to date with continued education. Give him a try and you'll...Read More
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Undoubtedly the worst experience I have ever had. Doctor Akhtar was the best when he was in Hoover at UAB but things have gone downhill fast. I hate leaving this review as I always consideed Dr Akhtar as caring, compassionate and very competent but there appear to be issues. The receptionist has...Read More
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The doctor is good and very friendly but until his office staff and the way its ran is vastly improved then I wont be coming back. If he had a good staff then he would be one of the best doctors in birmingham to go to. However the staff make make it miserable. I have had numerous issues but I...Read More
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Without a doubt, the best doctor on the planet! He TRULY cares for his patients!
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