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Pediatric Specialist, Pulmonologist (lungs)
38 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Javeed Akhter is Good. Dr. Akhter has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 3.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

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.

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


Dr. Akhter has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center 
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital 


  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Javeed Akhter BS, MBBS, and MD is a male Pediatric Pulmonologist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Pulmonology.
Where does Dr. Javeed Akhter practice?
Dr. Javeed Akhter has 3 office locations.
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.