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About Dr. Shameem Akhtar
Dr. Shameem Akhtar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lafayette, LA, with another office in Lafayette, LA. She has 15 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Our Lady of Lourdes Reg Medical Center and Southwest Medical Center-Lafayette. Dr. Akhtar has received 3 awards. She speaks English.
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Dr. Shameem 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.<br>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.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Shameem Akhtar - Posted on August 16th, 2018
Self-verified patient of Dr. Shameem Akhtar - Posted on February 7th, 2017
This is the worst doctor's office I have ever dealt with. I am a healthcare professional and these people are just rude and demeaning esp secretary at the front desk. Just plain stupid. My 98 yr grandmother was turned around twice from this doctor's Office. The first time it was because she had no picture ID which she has never had in her life. Finally we got her one and had to reschedule appt which was two months later. My grandmother who is bed bound and very difficult to get into a car went for second visit and was turned around because she did not have insurance card with her Even when my sister verified her insurance over the phone the receptionist refused to talk to the representative. Not to mention my grandmother had been seen by this doctor before and has same insurance already on file. This was great inconvenience for my grandmother as well as other members of my family who had to take off work to transport her to the appt. I will never recommend this doctor and staff to any of my patients!!😡😡😡
Self-verified patient of Dr. Shameem Akhtar - Posted on July 26th, 2016
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Shameem Akhtar - Posted on December 15th, 2014
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2014)
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.
Dr. Akhtar is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana
Our Lady of Lourdes Reg Medical Center
Southwest Medical Center-Lafayette
Regional Medical Center of Acadiana
15 Years Experience
Chittagong Medical College
Graduated in 1998
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