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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Iqbal Akhter is Below Average. Dr. Akhter has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 2 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.4
Promptness 1.5
Courteous Staff 2.0
Accurate Diagnosis 2.0
Bedside Manner 1.3
Spends Time with Me 1.3
Follows Up After Visit 1.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Iqbal Akhter, FACR, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Patient Care
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Akhter graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi.


Dr. Akhter has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Crossroads Community Hospital 
  • Good Samaritan Regional Health Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Iqbal M Akhter FACR and MD is a male Rheumatologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Iqbal M. Akhter practice?
Dr. Iqbal Akhter has 3 office locations.
Dr. Iqbal Akhter practices Rheumatology near Herrin, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Mount Vernon, IL.
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