Dr. Javeed Akhter, MD

Allergy & Immunology, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pulmonary Disease
Oak Lawn, IL 60453 (5 other locations)
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About Dr. Javeed Akhter MD

Dr. Javeed Akhter, MD is a doctor primarily located in Oak Lawn, IL, with other offices in Oak Lawn, IL and Lockport, IL(and 4 other locations). He has 54 years of experience. His

Dr. Akhter has received the following awards:


Dr. Javeed Akhter has 6 locations

Advocate Medical Group 4440 W 95th St Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Advocate Medical Group Pediatric Pulmonology 4440 W 95th St Fl 2 Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Advocate Medical Group Lockport 1206 E 9th St Ste 310 Lockport, IL 60441
Presence Medical Group 16151 Weber Rd Ste 101 Crest Hill, IL 60403
Advocate Childrens Specialty Medical Group 15900 W 127TH ST LEMONT, IL 60439
Advocate Childrens Medical Group 440 W 95TH ST OAK LAWN, IL 60453


Dr. Javeed Akhter has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Allergy & Immunology
An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin. In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.
Pediatric Pulmonology
Pulmonary Disease

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Javeed Akhter has the following 12 expertise

  • Asthma
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Bronchitis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
  • Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Pulmonology


2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition 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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2011)

    Patients' Choice Award 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.


54 Years Experience

Cook County Hospital


Gandhi Medical College Secunderabad

Graduated in 1967


Graduated in 1967

Dr. Javeed Akhter Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Javeed Akhter

My emphasis is to provide evidence based medicine with sensitivity to patient's concerns; wholistic care.

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