Dr. Syed Akhter, MD

Dr. Syed Akhter, MD

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Age 56
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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

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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 Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

90  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • 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.

Education

  • 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
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhter's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhter to family and friends
17 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Akhter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

He was the doctor at the hospital when my son was born, and was horrible. We were having difficulties breastfeeding, and as I had just finished breastfeeding my oldest child 5 months prior to giving birth to his brother, I knew something had to be going on. I specifically asked Dr. Akhter if my son...more
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I have never left a bad review in my life, but Dr. Syed Akhter prompted me. He was the referred pediatrician of the hospital I gave birth at, and had to meet with us before we could be discharged. He stopped by for maybe 30 seconds and didn't even look at my newborn. Granite he did perform tests on...more
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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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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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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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