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About Dr. Zahid Akram

Dr. Zahid Akram, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hermitage, PA, with another office in Hermitage, PA. His specialties include Neurology. Dr. Akram is affiliated with Sharon Regional Health System. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Zahid Akram is Good. Dr. Zahid Akram has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Zahid Akram is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

BUHL FARM COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

220 N Buhl Farm Dr
Hermitage, PA 16148
(724) 342-2789

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HERMITAGE NEUROLOGY

295 N Kerrwood Dr Ste 103
Hermitage, PA 16148
(724) 983-1015

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Specialties

Dr. Zahid Akram has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Zahid Akram has the following 15 expertise

  • Migraine Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Stroke
  • Dizziness
  • Electromyography
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Headache
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Primary Headache Disorders

Board Certifications

Dr. Zahid Akram 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.

Reviews

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I went in to be treated for migraines which he did get under control to his credit. Then he said I may have MS which terrified me. He sent me for a spinal tap which he did and did a terrible job at might I add blaming me with a crooked spine. I was laid up in bed unable to lift my head for 5 days until I went back to the hospital where a different doctor repaired what he did with no trouble. My spine was in fact not crooked. I would not go back to him and would not trust my body in his hands. He may be knowledgeable but do not let him touch you!

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He may not throw rose petals down when you walk in, but he's a brilliant physician.

Dr. Akram has treated me for migraines. He's the only practitioner that's been able to make my life bearable over the last 20 yrs. I'm a fully functional, productive human being again because of his course of treatment. His demeanor is coolly professional; some people mistake that for indifference. He's not at all indifferent to getting a patient to feel better, so don't make that faulty assumption.

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former patient

Dr.Akram is very rude and condescending when dealing with his patient. He is more concerned about who is paying the bill and if you have insurance rather than the treating the patient. His office staff do not pay attention to his notes to reschedule next appointment. He is not friendly or caring.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

  • Umdnj

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Zahid Akram accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
    • UPMC PPO
    • UPMC Partner Network Plans
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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