Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD

Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 54
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Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

7900 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Contact Information

(260) 969-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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(260) 969-7100

Dr. Akbar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Dr. Akbar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akbar treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akbar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akbar treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akbar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akbar treats Hemorrhoids more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akbar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akbar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Good Samaritan and Va Hosps Wright State University
Residency Hospital
1993
Wright State University
Internship Hospital
1989
Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1996
1993
1989

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Dupont Hospital

Fort Wayne, IN