Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 60

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Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Frankfort, KY and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in nephrology, nephrology & hypertension, and more.


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(502) 209-8606

Dr. Akhtar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
Pathway X Ind Direct Access KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
Mutual of Omaha
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Sagamore Health Network
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
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Medicaid
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Dr. Akhtar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Renal Hyperparathyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Renal Hyperparathyroidism more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Gout more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Urinalysis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Frankfort, KY and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in nephrology, nephrology & hypertension, and more.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1997
University Hospital Of St Raphael Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Meml Hospital Brown University
Residency Hospital
1993
Meml Hospital Brown University
Internship Hospital
1985
Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
Medical School
1997
1995
1993
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

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