Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Richmond, KY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

1036 Center Dr Ste A

Richmond, KY 40475

Contact Information

(859) 353-4245

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareOregon
  • 34 More

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • 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
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • 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 Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Urinalysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akhtar accepts 43 insurance carriers
  • 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
    Medicaid
  • 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
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • Zurich
    Cofinity

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Hospitals where Dr. Akhtar has admitting privileges

Baptist Health Richmond
801 Eastern Byp
Richmond, KY 40475
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