Dr. Saadia Akhtar, MD

Critical Care MedicineFemaleAge 51

Dr. Akhtar
Accepting new patients

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 over 26 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Michigan Medical School medical school in 1995. She is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akhtar to book an appointment.

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Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Akhtar accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
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Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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About Me


Dr. Saadia Akhtar, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Meridian, ID and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


University WA
Fellowship Hospital
The Ohio State University Hospitals
Residency Hospital
University of Michigan Medical School
Medical School


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What are Dr. Saadia Akhtar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Akhtar frequently treats Asthma, Sleep Apnea, and Wheezing. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Akhtar treats.

Where is Dr. Saadia Akhtar, MD's office located?

Dr. Akhtar's office is located at 2347 E GALA ST, Meridian, ID 83642. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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St. Luke's Idaho Pulmonary Association

St. Luke's Idaho Pulmonary Association2347 E GALA ST Meridian, ID 83642

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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St. Luke's Boise Medical Center

Boise, ID

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)