Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD

Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD

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Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Powell, TN and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University in 2002 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

7557b Dannaher Dr Ste 225

Powell, TN 37849

Contact Information

(865) 647-5800

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  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Dr. Akhtar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
MVP Health Care
Optima Health
Universal American

Frequently Treated by Dr. Akhtar

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Akhtar treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Akhtar treats other conditions, please contact the office at (865) 647-5800.

Interventional Cardiac Procedures

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiac Procedures specialists.

Dr. Akhtar treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Akhtar
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Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Impella Device
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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Frequency
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Frequency
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Dr. Akhtar's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

About Me

Biography

Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Powell, TN and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Education

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

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Awards

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What are Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Akhtar frequently treats Interventional Cardiac Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Akhtar specializes.

Where is Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD's office located?

Dr. Akhtar's office is located at 7557b Dannaher Dr Ste 225, Powell, TN 37849. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Yasir Akhtar, MD speak?

Dr. Akhtar speaks Punjabi, Urdu, and Hindi. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Akhtar's Reviews

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Excellent physician! Brilliant, progressive, and very personable.
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Gale Toftum – Jun 12, 2021
He's been amazing since day 1
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Michael Sullivan – May 26, 2021
The office staff and doctor were friendly and attentive.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Apr 27, 2021
I love Dr Akhtar. He is so kind and knowledgeable. He talks to you very straightforward but in laymans terms so you understand everything relating to your health or any procedures necessary. I put complete trust is this kind , gentle , intelligent doctor. I would recommend him to anyone , he is the best of the best
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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5 people found this helpful
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Vicki M. in Knox, TN – Nov 12, 2018
Dr Akhtar saw me recently in the hospital and he made me feel much better about my condition and made the most sense out of things than all the other doctors and practitioners combined. He was extremely nice and I recommend him highly.
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N Martin in Knox – Sep 21, 2018
Very nice, doesn't rush through appt. explains everything in great detail.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
11 people found this helpful
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Cindy – Jan 05, 2016

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Locations

East Tennessee Heart Consultnts

Physicians Regional Medical Center7557b Dannaher Dr Ste 225 Powell, TN 37849
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Jefferson Memorial Hospital

Jefferson City, TN

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center

Powell, TN

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received