Dr. Syed Akhter, MD

Dr. Syed Akhter, MD

Pediatrics  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Syed Akhter, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Dow Med Coll in 1988 and specializes in pediatrics.

1930 Alcoa Hwy Ste 145

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 251-1960

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Akhter's Experience

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 Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Dr. Akhter does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated


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  • Blood Test
  • Breathing Treatment
  • Catheterization
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Phenylketonuria Screening
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Preventive Care
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Suture Removal
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • Dow Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Civil Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Akhter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Akhter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhter to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Akhter's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Knoxville, TN
We have been taking both of our children to Dr. Akhter since they were babies. My daughter, who is now 12, has been through some serious health issues resulting in a rare diagnosis. I don't know where we would be if it weren't for all of Dr. Akhter's expertise and care.
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in Knoxville, TN
Dr. Akhter has been wonderful with both our kids and their doctor for basically their entire lives. We would recommend him highly
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in Knoxville, TN
Dr. Akhter is a very kind person. He is highly skillful and I have full confidence in him for my sick children. Imran
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in Rutledge, TN
Dr. Akhter is a great pediatrician! My granddaughters have been seeing him for at least 5 yrs now, they love him and his staff. All are very friendly and knowledgeable. I drive an hour each way to take them to him, that's how much confidence I have in him. I have one who is special needs and she...more
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in Knoxville, TN
Stay away! Does not really care about you and your baby. You have to figure out everything yourself.
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