Dr. Natasha Akhter, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism •  Female • Age 45
  
Dr. Akhter
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Duke University Endocrinology

30 Medicine Cir Dumc # 3633 Durham, NC 27710

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(919) 668-1219

Dr. Natasha Akhter, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Durham, NC. Dr. Akhter has more experience with Diabetes, Thyroid Disorders, and Reproductive Endocrinology than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Duke Health Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akhter to book an appointment.


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Dr. Akhter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Pyramid Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Diabetes

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Diabetes Type 1
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Hypothyroidism more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Abnormal Thyroid
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Reproductive Endocrinology

Reproductive endocrinologists diagnose and treat conditions that contribute to infertility and perform fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), sperm banking, and egg freezing.Compare with other Reproductive Endocrinology specialists.

Typically treats 54% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Female Infertility
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Female Infertility more than 56% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 56% of their peers

Hypopituitarism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Hypopituitarism more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 54% of their peers

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 53% of their peers

Metabolic Disorders

Metabolic disorders specialists diagnose and treat issues related to metabolism, including obesity, adrenal gland disease, and hypokalemia, through lifestyle changes and medication.Compare with other Metabolic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypercalcemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Hypercalcemia more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Growth Hormone Deficiency
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Growth Hormone Deficiency more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 54% of their peers

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Dr. Akhter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Akhter is part time and her patients were not made aware. Her schedule is horrible. Her notification of information of her practicing status, new office location, and scheduling is horrible. There is zero regard for patience time with this physician.
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I LOVE Dr. Akhter! She is patient, knowledgeable, concise, she genuinely cares for the well being and overall health of her patients, and it shows! She responds quickly when I send her a question or concern. Her bedside manner is second to none! I trust her and would recommend her, absolutely!!!
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Biography

Dr. Natasha Akhter, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Durham, NC. Dr. Akhter has more experience with Diabetes, Thyroid Disorders, and Reproductive Endocrinology than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with me...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Locations

Duke University Endocrinology

Duke University Endocrinology30 Medicine Cir Dumc # 3633 Durham, NC 27710
1
Duke Endocrine at Brier Creek10211 Alm St # 212 Raleigh, NC 27617
2

Duke Endocrinology and Bone Densitometry

Duke Endocrinology and Bone Densitometry30 Duke Medicine Cir Ste 1a Durham, NC 27710
3

Affiliated Hospitals

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Duke Health Raleigh Hospital

Raleigh, NC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Duke University Hospital

Durham, NC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)