Dr. Syed Akhter, MD

Dr. Syed Akhter, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Syed Akhter, MD is a family medicine specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Dow Medical and specializes in family medicine.

3017 N Ashland Ave Apt 1N

Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • 6 More

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Akhter's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acidosis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal Disorders
Anaphylaxis
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
Athlete's Foot
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
Biopsy
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Cryotherapy for Warts
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
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
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gout
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Indigestion
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Injuries
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irregular Periods
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
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
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Sexual Conditions
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mole Removal
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Exams
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phenylketonuria Screening
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Postnasal Drip
Postpartum Depression
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stitches
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

My first priority is my patient. I want my patient to feel comfortable so I can deliver best care. I and my patient work together to accomplish a desired goal. My principle roll is to provide the patient with accurate information about their condition or diagnosis.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Dow Medical
Medical School
2002
University of Wisconsin / Madison
Residency Hospital
2000
Wayne St U/Nrth Oakland Med Center
Internship Hospital
1998
University of Vermont / College of Medicine
Medical School
Adamjee
Undergraduate School
2002
2000
1998

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • English

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Dr. Akhter's Reviews

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4.8

Based on 16 reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pipefitters
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare