Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD

Cardiology  |  
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Age 73
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Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD
Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Fort Worth, TX. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 51 years. Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth.

1017 12th Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

(817) 334-2800

Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD

Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 2 More

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Care Philosophy

At the Heart Center of North Texas you, the patient, are the most important person in our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible cardiovascular care. We specialize in all areas of cardiology from Preventative, General, Invasive and Electrophysiology.  Our practice has been growing exponentially with highly trained physicians for almost 20 years. Our physicians continue to train and learn all new procedures and treatments. They are often the pioneers of new technology in our area. We would be truly honored to be a part of your cardiovascular needs.
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Dr. Akhtar's Experience

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Dr. Akhtar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Stress Test
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Kings College London / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
  • King Edward Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Crozer Chester Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Graduate Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Baylor Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Graduate Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Akhtar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Akhtar accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Medicare Select HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Akhtar has admitting privileges

Medical City Fort Worth
900 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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