Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD

Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD

Pediatric Hematology & OncologyFemaleAge 40

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Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD is a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Specialist in New Brunswick, NJ and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Missouri medical school in 2007. She is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akhtar to book an appointment.

Locations

Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 8901
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Care Philosophy

"In order to provide the best care, I have always maintained a multi-disciplinary team approach amongst all those involved in the child’s care, including child life, social work, nurses, pharmacists, physician specialists,..."

- Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akhtar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sickle Cell Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Sickle Cell Disease more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
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Erythropoietin Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar performs Erythropoietin Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Akhtar performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Scurvy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • von Willebrand Disease

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(732) 769-3549

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About Me

Care Philosophy

In order to provide the best care, I have always maintained a multi-disciplinary team approach amongst all those involved in the child’s care, including...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Education

2007
University of Missouri
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (732) 769-3549.

Does Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Akhtar frequently treats Sickle Cell Disease, Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma), and Erythropoietin Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Akhtar treats.

Where is Dr. Razia Akhtar, MD's office located?

Dr. Akhtar's office is located at 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 8901. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

New Brunswick, NJ

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received