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About Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar DO
Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar has 3 locations
2270 Ashley Crossing Dr Ste 155
Charleston, SC 29414
30 Bee St
Charleston, SC 29403
Dr. Jeffrey M 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. Jeffrey M Akhtar has the following 7 expertise
- Weight Loss
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar - Posted on August 1st, 2018
At my last visit there I was very sick. The door was open and there was a young nurse sitting in the hallway with a load of bubble wrap. My nurse gently said to the younger nurse to please stop popping the bubble wrap as her patient (me) was in a bit of pain with gallstones. The young nurse looked right at me as I was laying on the exam table and popping again over and over for about 25 seconds. Doesn't sound like a long time but more so the sheer lack of disrespect was jaw dropping. My husband stood up and looked at her. Once she saw him she stopped, walked away and said under her breath and I'll quote " I hate sick people ". Very disturbing but not a surprise in this era. Dr Akhtar used to be great but anyone who allows that isn't worthy of my money. He began to have an uncaring demeanor when my illness got worse anyway. Too bad!!!
Really??? Someone actually have this Dr. a great review in regards to his looks!!??
Self-verified patient of Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar - Posted on January 7th, 2017
This practice is horrible. This so called caring Dr. literally almost cost me the loss of my wife. We are good people and not out to hurt anyone but the truth of this practice needs to be told. He is not at all a trusting and caring Dr. I can say this with 100percent accuracy.He may be great with some of his easier to treat patients but trust me that you're rolling the dice with this team!!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar - Posted on October 3rd, 2016
Dr. Ahktar is a disgrace to the Medical profession.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar - Posted on September 22nd, 2016
Do yourself a favor and look elsewhere for any Medical attention. Dr. Ahktar and his staff are extremely uncaring and don't have the patience best interest in mind. He talks too much about he doesn't make enough money. My story is going to the top of the chain. It's jawdroppinng at what took place my last visit. Long story but I'm sure you'll here about it in the news soon.
Discharged for a small balance!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar - Posted on August 11th, 2016
I too loved Dr. Akhtar and had mostly great visits with him but after the office hired a woman named Beth Burton and she saw I owed a balance that I had paid on when I could they discharged me and I'm a cancer patient with some complex medical issues and have to have ongoing care. Beth is calling me instead of Dr. saying he doesn't feel like handling this so you're going to have to talk to me. She's a very nasty person and condescending in nature. I tried explaining to her that I was unable to find a Dr in 30 days and needed an extra 2 weeks and she hung up on me. And no...I wasn't cursing at her. That's not who I am. Just begging for help and extremely worried about my vital medications. Dr. Akhtar will not call or reply to any of my questions. He put me on some sort of patch weeks ago and I had a horrible reaction to them and sent 8 messages to no avail. This has been over a 700 old balance that was being paid on.. Just not quick enough obviously,but to discharge a patient with cancer and not give any warning or help me find appropriate Dr. is not only unprofessional, its dangerous. When I expressed my concern to the new Beth Burton her reply was go to the ER.
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)
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.
Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office
18 Years Experience
University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2001
Dr. Jeffrey M Akhtar Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
BCBS South Carolina
- BCBS South Carolina
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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