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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Saleem Akbar is Excellent. Dr. Akbar has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

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

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Akbar has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle 
  • Harris Methodist H E B 


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

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Additional Information
Dr. Saleem Akbar MD is a male Internist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Saleem Akbar practice?
Dr. Saleem Akbar has 1 office location.
Dr. Saleem Akbar practices Cardiovascular Disease near Allen, TX.
See Allen Cardiologists.