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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
18 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shahab Akhter is Average. Dr. Akhter has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 1.0
Courteous Staff 1.0
Accurate Diagnosis 1.0
Bedside Manner 1.0
Spends Time with Me 1.0
Follows Up After Visit 1.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Shahab Akhter, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Brain Death
  • Heart Transplantation

Education & Awards

Dr. Akhter graduated from University of Chicago.


Dr. Akhter has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • The University of Chicago Medicine 
  • University Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Shahab A Akhter MD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Shahab A. Akhter practice?
Dr. Shahab Akhter has 3 office locations.
Dr. Shahab Akhter practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Surgeons and Chicago Cardiothoracic Surgeons.