Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD

Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD

Cardiology | Male | 72 years old

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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.Read more

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Dr. Akhtar's 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.

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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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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

Education

  • Medical School
    King Edward Medical College

    Graduated in 1966

  • Internship Hospital
    Crozer Chester Med Center

    Completed in 1967

  • Residency Hospital
    Graduate Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1969

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor Med Center

    Completed in 1972

    Graduate Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1971

  • Undergraduate School
    Kings College London / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1961

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 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)

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