Dr. Shahnaz Akhtar, MD

Dr. Shahnaz Akhtar, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Shahnaz Akhtar, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Bayonne, NJ and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Punjab Med Sch in 1988 and specializes in internal medicine.Read her story

16 E 29th St

Bayonne, NJ 07002

Contact Information

(201) 339-1685

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Dr. Akhtar's Experience

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Dr. Akhtar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Akhtar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Akhtar "With 29 years of experience, accepting 30 insurances, top of the line medical instruments, and a multilingual staff, this is the one and only doctor's office that will cater to all of your needs and make you feel right at home! "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akhtar "Each and every patient is treated with the utmost respect and the highest grade medical instruments and techniques. "

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

276  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Cancer Risk Counseling
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Punjab Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Newark Beth Israel Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Akhtar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Been my doctor for years and she never steered me wrong. Plus the staff were fully fluent in Spanish!!
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Amazing service!! Everyone was super accommodating and sweet! Definitely recommend 10/10
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She has been my doctor since 2003 and is one of the best
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Poor Service. I have been requesting for my blood results and they haven't provided. Do not come to this office
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I called the office to request blood work. I spoke to Crystal the front desk receptionist and she was extremely rude!
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