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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Faiq Akhter is Excellent. Dr. Akhter has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Faiq Akhter, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Akhter graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012, 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2015)


Dr. Akhter has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Cmhp - Mercy Memorial Hospital 
  • Dayton Heart Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Faiq S Akhter MD is a male Internist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology.
Where does Dr. Faiq S. Akhter practice?
Dr. Faiq Akhter has 1 office location.
Dr. Faiq Akhter practices Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology near Springfield, OH.
See Springfield Cardiologists.