Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD

Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

900 E Oak Hill Ave Ste 600

Knoxville, TN 37917

Contact Information

(865) 647-5800

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Optima Health
  • Universal American

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

  • Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhtar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhtar to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Akhtar'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)
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Very nice, doesn't rush through appt. explains everything in great detail.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akhtar accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Optima Health
  • Universal American

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Akhtar has admitting privileges

Jefferson Memorial Hospital
110 Hospital Dr
Jefferson City, TN 37760
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Physicians Regional Medical Center
900 E Oak Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
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