Dr. Saleem Akbar Jr, MD

Dr. Saleem Akbar Jr, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Saleem Akbar Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Allen, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Dow Medical College and Civil Hospital in 1989 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

1105 Central Expy N Ste 2230

Allen, TX 75013

Contact Information

(214) 547-0650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Akbar Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Tricuspid Valve Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
very high
more than 97% of peers
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Akbar Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Dow Medical College and Civil Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • State University-New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • State University-New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akbar Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akbar Jr's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akbar Jr to family and friends
24 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Akbar Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I have seen him over a nine year period, only to end up in the emergency room and then have an emergency room doctor tell me what is going on. Dr. Ackbar has never taken any blood work in 9 years. He said the other day that he wanted me take the Z-Pack antibiotic, Wich comes with a warning...more
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I have been a patient since 2009. Dr. Akbar is a phenomenal physician that genuinely cares about his patients. His staff is awesome. I highly recommend this physician.
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Dr. Akbar is kind-hearted, a humble human being, and the best doctor! He is always friendly, speaks frankly yet shows empathy about your condition or situation. He is not only my cardiologist; he treats me for most of my medical needs. He truly cares about his patients, and sets the standard for...more
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I have been in his care for 3 years, he is extremely caring and knowledgeable. I could not possibly recommend him more. He is the greatest!
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Dr. Akbar cared for my mother and her heart for almost a year. When she was in the hospital, he would explain things to us in ways we would understand, and would draw diagrams for us to help us how the heart should work and how my mother's was working. He gave my mother amazing care. After she...more
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