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Dr. Javeed Akhter BS, MBBS, and MD is a male Pediatric Pulmonologist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Pulmonology.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(13)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Javeed Akhter is Good. Dr. Akhter has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.9
  • Currently 2.8571428571429 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.2857142857143 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Javeed Akhter, BS, MBBS, MD is board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonology
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Akhter graduated from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

Affiliations

Dr. Akhter has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center 
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Akhter accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross of Idaho - 2 plans

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Javeed Akhter practice?
Dr. Javeed Akhter practices Pediatric Pulmonology near Oak Lawn, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Oak Brook, IL and Lockport, IL.
See Oak Lawn Pediatric Specialists.