Dr. Riffat Akhtar, MD

Dr. Riffat Akhtar, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Riffat Akhtar, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Pottsville, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Sindh Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in internal medicine.

106 S Claude A Lord Blvd

Pottsville, PA 17901

Contact Information

(570) 622-4209

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Dr. Akhtar's Experience

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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 Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

194  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Sindh Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Francis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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Dr. Akhtar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have always found the office staff to be friendly and accommodating. Dr. Aktar is nice and listens closely to my issues. I have never had a problem.
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