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Cardiologist (heart)
21 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(17)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Saleem Akbar is Excellent. Dr. Akbar has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Saleem Akbar, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

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

Education & Awards

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

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Cardiologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Akbar has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen 
  • Medical Center Of Mckinney 

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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Additional Information
Dr. Saleem Akbar MD is a male Internist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Saleem Akbar practice?
Dr. Saleem Akbar has 2 office locations.
Dr. Saleem Akbar practices Cardiovascular Disease near Allen, TX.
See Allen Cardiologists.