Dr. Shahrzad Akhtar, MD

Dr. Shahrzad Akhtar, MD

Neurology  |  
Female
(2)
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Dr. Shahrzad Akhtar, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Fresno, CA. She has been practicing for 11 years.

2335 E Kashian Ln Ste 301

Fresno, CA 93701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
high
more than 85% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
81

Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Ataxia
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Dementia, Familial British
  • Dementia, Familial Danish
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dysphasic Dementia, Hereditary
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Meningitis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Akhtar'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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Clovis, CA |
Very pleasant experience with Dr. Akhtar. She explained things in an easy to understand way and was very personable. Highly recommended!
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in Fresno, CA |
Doctor Akhtar is professional and gracious. She is empathetic to what you are going through and is thorough is making a diagnosis. I think she is wonderful!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akhtar accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
  • Humana
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Akhtar has admitting privileges

Community Regional Medical Center
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721
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