Nausheen Akhter, MD

Nausheen Akhter, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiac Oncology
  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2002
Residency:
Indiana University School of Medicine - 2005
Fellowships:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 2008

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

47 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

49 Reviews

November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Akther is intelligent, knowledgable, and compassionate. She listens and she cares.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

I had open heart surgery at Northwestern performed by Dr. McCarthy. My cardiologist is Dr. Akhter. I think both of them and all of those who have assisted me in this endeavor have been expert, dedicated, compassionate, and caring people. I am alive because of them. I thank them from the bottom of my still beating heart!

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November 09, 2020

5.0

She is an extremely good cardio oncologist and is in a highly specialized field. I trust her judgement and advice in earnest. I aporeciate her as my newer cardiologist.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Akhter is superb and the Blume Institute is excellent.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Thorough exam and clear explanations

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and she is very good in explaining treatments

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Very professional department

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November 04, 2020

5.0

She explained everything beautifully

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Always available. Explains my situation well and options.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Very professional and caring.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Very personable and caring. Takes time to understand patient issues. Willing to try different approaches for medications.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Good doctors

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Dr Akter is a fine Cardiologist whom I trust

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Its fine reputation is well deserved

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Good bedside manner, easy to talk to, knowledgeable, professional, personable.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Professional, courteous, knowledgeable, easy to talk to.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahkter is so sweet. Very thorough and has a very good bedside manner.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Smart, compassionate, caring

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Caring and intelligent

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and knowledgeable

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September 04, 2020

5.0

She is a wonderful doctor that listens to everything you say.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

She was amazing and thoughtful. I felt she really cared and understood my cancer to heart situation

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September 02, 2020

5.0

My dr was amazing and thorough on my topic of cancer and heart health.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

She is not only completely knowledgeable, but she's also such a kind person.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

I've received wonderful care from every person I've encountered. All the personnel are concerned with the whole patient, not just my heart.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

She takes her time to discuss all reasons for testing and she is down to earth and very personable. She is my favorite doctor.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Good, quality care.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Dr Akhter is very detail in explaining, so that I could understand. She's also caring and knowledgeable in what what she does. A GREAT doctor!!

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August 28, 2020

5.0

1st visit — she's a good listener. That means a lot.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

I trust their knowledge & level of care.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Akhter is an excellent physician. I feel so fortunate to be in her care. She is professional, very thorough, and so very knowledgeable. Dr. Akhter is very pleasant. .All in all, she is a wonderful doctor.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Very professional and knowledgeable.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, professional, personable.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Whereas in the past I had a cardiologist who was mediocre at best, I feel that Doctor Akhter is a highly knowledgeable and professional cardiologist. Her demeanor is very pleasant and I feel that she comprehensively addresses all issues and questions. Yes, I would definitely recommend her to anyone seeking top notch heart care.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Akhter is a wonderful physician. She makes the patient very comfortable and explains clearly what is going on.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

I love how Dr. Akhter takes a personal interest when she interacts with me. She takes time to answer any questions I have. She also explains things in a way I can understand. Her language is not so technical to the point I can't understand as some doctors.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Very though and easy to understand

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Very personable and took plenty of time with me to answer my concerns.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. is very thorough and explains things clearly.

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Warm, caring, thorough and intelligent.

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July 01, 2020

5.0

A very thorough and thoughtful evaluation.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

This was my first time meeting with Doctor Ahkter. She made me feel very at ease all in all it was a great visit.

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Akhter is very professional & knowledgeable & down to Earth. She also answers my questions.

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Very professional, knowledgeable and caring.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nausheen Akhter was very helpful and informative. She was very related, personable and made me feel comfortable.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Very professional.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Friendly, explains results very well, easy to ask questions to, you just feel like she's a good person who cares about you

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Nice, efficient, caring

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June 01, 2020

5.0

I like the Cardiologist I spoke to. She seemed very competent and caring. Good use of technology.

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