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About Dr. Asif Akhtar MD
Dr. Asif Akhtar has 2 locations
19255 Park Row Ste 204
Houston, TX 77084
Dr. Asif Akhtar has the following 1 specialty
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Asif Akhtar has the following 14 expertise
- Mitral Valve Prolapse
- Heart Block
- Cardiovascular Disease
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Weight Loss
- Unstable Angina
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Best Doctor EVER!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Asif Akhtar - Posted on August 21st, 2018
I wish he could be my regular doctor. He genuinely cares, and always ask me how I'm doing, but not just physically, but emotionally and mentally, which all can show signs of stress on the heart. I had gone to another cardiologist, who diagnosed me as having congestive heart failure. I took the labs to Dr Akhtar, who looked at all the reports, conducted new ones, and compared it to my previous reports from 4 years earlier, to determine that i was misdiagnosed. Since I have been seeing him, I have felt so wonderful, fully of life, and feeling healthy. He's just awesome.
One visit resulted in more info and tests than other Cardiologist
Self-verified patient of Dr. Asif Akhtar - Posted on August 1st, 2018
Self-verified patient of Dr. Asif Akhtar - Posted on August 8th, 2017
The GOOD doctor always put a smile my face laughter in my heart.. this man lives whatever your illment is and when you don't do what he's telling you and if you're honest with him,yes he's going to be upset and fess at you ,this is because each and everyone of his patients he treats like family. You need and want a great doctor this is the man.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Asif Akhtar - Posted on April 13th, 2017
Dr. Akhtar is probably the best doctor I've ever seen. I had gone into the hospital due to Afib. He wasn't my cardiologist at the time, but he was doing the rounds that day. He was so attentive and explained everything so I could understand what he was saying. At some point I asked him to be my cardiologist and he said yes. it's one of the best decisions of my life.
The BEST doctor EVER!!â¨ð
Self-verified patient of Dr. Asif Akhtar - Posted on May 31st, 2014
Wow! We want to say every positive thought there is. This man's intelligence, truthfulness, sweetness, attentiveness,compassion, promptness, and kindness are outstanding as a person and as a doctor. He really listens to the patient and any concerns they may have. We found him extremely informative and easy to understand..no big medical terms you have to run home and look up. As for the office personnel and staff..they get five stars too. His office is clean, neat, organized, and nice! He runs most of his tests in his office which is wonderful! We love his personality too. He is really a great person. In the last 7 years, we have been to 3 out-patient surgery centers, 5 different hospitals, had a total of 6 surgeries between us. This doctor represents want all doctors should be..Fantastic!!
On-Time Doctor Award (2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2016, 2017, 2012, 2018, 2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2013, 2012, 2017)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
Dr. Akhtar is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
28 Years Experience
Dow Medical College
Graduated in 1990
Dr. Asif Akhtar Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana Houston HMOx
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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