Dr. Syed Akhter, MD
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Dr. Syed Akhter, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

Biography

Dr. Syed Akhter, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 49 years old. Dr. Akhter is affiliated with Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago.

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    Dr. Akhter's Performance
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      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    • Scheduling
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      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Akhter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Family Medicine
    •  Board certified in Family Practice
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Family Practice

    Conditions Treated

    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Insomnia
    • Irregular Periods
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pneumonia
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sleep Apnea

    Education

    • Medical School
      Dow Medical
      University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1998

    • Internship Hospital
      Wayne St U/Nrth Oakland Med Center

      Completed in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Wisconsin / Madison

      Completed in 2002

    • Undergraduate School
      Adamjee

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Hindi
    • Urdu

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Biopsy
    • Breast Exam
    • Cryotherapy for Warts
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Immunization
    • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
    • Joint Injection
    • Mole Removal
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Stitches
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Wart Removal
    • Wellness Examination