Dr. Umer Akbar, MD

Dr. Umer Akbar, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(13)
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Dr. Umer Akbar, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Providence, RI. He is 36 years old.

593 Eddy St

Providence, RI 02903

Contact Information

(401) 444-6528

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Essential Tremor
very high
more than 91% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Dystonia
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Akbar does not have any board certifications listed.

55

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Evaluation and Management Services
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Akbar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akbar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akbar to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Akbar's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Providence, RI |
I have been Dr Akbar's patient for a couple of years and have thoroughly enjoyed his expert care. He is very professional and really listens to my concerns, and answers every question (even before it is asked!).
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akbar accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Akbar has admitting privileges

Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI 02906
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Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy St
Providence, RI 02903
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Care New England - Women and Infants Hospital
101 Dudley St
Providence, RI 02905
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