Dr. Salman Akbar, MD

Dr. Salman Akbar, MD

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Dr. Salman Akbar, MD is a family medicine specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1993 and specializes in family medicine.

909 Hioaks Rd Ste F

Richmond, VA 23225

Contact Information

(804) 330-5452

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Akbar's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Infections
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Salman Akbar, MD is a family medicine specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1993 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1996
    Monmouth Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Monmouth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Medical School
    1993

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Excellent doctor is very thorough when diagnosing Goes above and beyond to make sure patient is taken care of and I highly recommend him.
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Terrible Doctor would not recommend doesn't take pain patients seriously, doesn't know what he's talking about, not knowledgable about medications, will try to give you cookie cutter diagnosis without looking into the real problem or cause or your pain. would not reccomend to anyone. gross dirty...Read More
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I highly recommend Salman Akbar M.D. He is very thorough in diagnosis and prescribing medicine.
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KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO

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