Dr. Natasha Akhter, MD

Dr. Natasha Akhter, MD

Endocrinology  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
(8)
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Dr. Natasha Akhter, MD is an endocrinology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. She is 42 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

30 Duke Medicine Cir STE 1A

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 620-5300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 27 More

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Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
2

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • 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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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • King Edward Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhter to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Akhter's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dunn, NC |
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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Dunn, NC |
Dr Akhter is a part time endocrinologist. This wasn't shared or indicated to her patients. This office address is incorrect and that information was also not shared. The management of her schedule is horrible. No respect for patience time given.
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in Cary, NC |
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,...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akhter accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • 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
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Akhter has admitting privileges

Duke Health Raleigh Hospital
3400 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
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Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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