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Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Neurology ·  Male

Dr. Akhtar

Penn Neurological Institute

330 S 9th St Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is a neurology specialist in Philadelphia, PA. He specializes in neurology.


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Dr. Akhtar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Brain Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Parkinson's Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Parkinson's Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease
  • Juvenile Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinson Disease 10 (Park10)
  • Parkinson Disease 11 (Park11)
  • Parkinson Disease 12 (Park12)
  • Parkinson Disease 13 (Park13)
  • Parkinson Disease 2, Autosomal Recessive Juvenile (Park2)
  • Parkinson Disease 3, Autosomal Dominant Lewy Body (Park3)
  • Parkinson Disease 4, Autosomal Dominant Lewy Body (Park4)
  • Parkinson Disease 5 (Park5)
  • Parkinson Disease 6 (Park6)
  • Parkinson Disease 7 (Park7)
  • Parkinson Disease 8 (Park8)
  • Parkinson Disease 9 (Park9)
Tremor
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhtar treats Tremor more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Akhtar treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Asterixis (Flapping Tremor)
  • Benign Essential Tremor
  • Essential Tremor
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Orthostatic Tremor
  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 1
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 2

Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is a neurology specialist in Philadelphia, PA. He specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

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