Dr. Rokeya Begum Akhtar, MD

Dr. Rokeya Begum Akhtar, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Rokeya Begum Akhtar, MD is a family medicine specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Dhaka Medical College, University Of Dhaka in 1983 and specializes in family medicine.

5600 W Addison St Ste 202

Chicago, IL 60634

Contact Information

(773) 202-8444

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AllKids Health Insurance
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • 8 More

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Dr. Begum Akhtar's Experience

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Dr. Begum 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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Begum Akhtar "I believe that real medicine is not limited to diagnosing disease and writing prescriptions, but rather it is about listening to patients and understanding their concerns. Each patient is unique and the best healthcare is achieved when the physician gives the patient special attention for their particular needs."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

187  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Dhaka Medical College, University Of Dhaka
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Dhaka Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Mary Of Nazareth Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Begum Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Begum Akhtar's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Begum Akhtar to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 4
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Dr. Begum Akhtar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Begum has been my physician for over ten years and has helped me on my path to health. To me, she is like family.
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First of all, the staff is very professional and caring. Customer service is very important to me and it shows through these amazing women (Rebecca/Janette). My Dr. Begum takes her time and really listens and cares about her patients. The only way I would ever leave her is - if I move out of state....more
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