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Dr. Saadia Akhtar, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Female · Age 49

Dr. Akhtar

St. Luke's Idaho Pulmonary Association

2347 E Gala St Meridian, ID 83642

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(208) 323-3767


Dr. Saadia Akhtar, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Meridian, ID and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1995 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.


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Dr. Akhtar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Saadia R. Akhtar, MD, MSc is board certified in critical care, pulmonary diseases, and internal medicine. She serves as a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Akhtar earned her Bachelor of ...

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2003
University Wa
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Ohio State University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
2003
1999
1995

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

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