Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Richmond, KY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1985 and specializes in nephrology, nephrology & hypertension, and more.

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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3  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

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8  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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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