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About Dr. Amer Akmal

Dr. Amer Akmal, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Paterson, NJ. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Pathology and Cytopathology. Dr. Akmal is affiliated with St Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Saint Joseph's Hospital & Med Center and St. Joseph`s Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph`s Wayne Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

5 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Amer Akmal is Poor. Dr. Amer Akmal has been rated by 5 patients. From those 5 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Amer Akmal is 2.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

ST JOSEPHS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503
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Specialties

Dr. Amer Akmal has the following 2 specialties

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

  • Cytopathology

    Similar to what pathologists do, cytopathologists analyze specimens in a lab to help your doctor diagnose your condition. However, cytopathologists primarily analyze cells from tissues, tumors and lesions in order to detect disease, whereas pathologists primarily focus on bodily fluid samples.
    The most common example of this is pap smears, which cytopathologists use to detect and study the precursors to cervical cancer in women. Additionally, they help oncologists detect blood cancers and blood disorders. You can think of all pathologists as a type of lab consultant for doctors. You consult with your doctor and then he or she often consults with a pathologist who uses lab testing to confirm what they suspect your condition might be.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Amer Akmal has the following 4 expertise

  • Blood Testing
  • Fluid Testing
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Tissue Biopsy

Board Certifications

Dr. Amer Akmal is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Akmal is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Saint Joseph's Hospital & Med Center
  • St. Joseph`s Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph`s Wayne Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital
  • St. Joseph`s Hospital And Medical Center, Paterson
  • Howard University Hospital
  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Rawalpindi Medical College

    Graduated in 1986

  • University Of Alabama Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Amer Akmal accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Amerihealth
    • Amerihealth Local Value Network
    • Amerihealth Regional Preferred

Locations & Directions

ST JOSEPHS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, 703 Main St, Paterson, NJ

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