Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD

Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Nasim Akhtar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1966 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

1017 12th Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

(817) 334-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • 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)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Akhtar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pericardial Disease
more than 62% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 47% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
more than 44% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akhtar "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."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  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*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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16  Procedures

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.


  • 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
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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

    10 to 15 minutes
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