Dr. Shahab Akhter, MD

Dr. Shahab Akhter, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
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Dr. Shahab Akhter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery.

5841 S Maryland Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

Contact Information

(773) 702-7278

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Akhter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akhter performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Akhter performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akhter treats Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Akhter treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angina
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Unstable Angina

Dr. Akhter's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shahab Akhter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2002
University Mich Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1993
University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
2002
2000
1994
1993

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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