Nausheen Akhter, MD

4.9 
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Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiac Oncology
  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology

Education

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

Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Assistant 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

4.9
4.9 
74 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

11 Reviews
February 20, 2019

she is awesome! thorough, kind, caring and knowledgeable

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February 12, 2019

superb physician

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October 11, 2018

All good. I believe Dr. Akhter provides superior care.

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July 19, 2018

This was excellent service - provider spent a great deal of time with me.

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June 14, 2018

Dr Akhter is an exceptional clinician, combining knowledge with compassionate care.

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May 20, 2018

*Dr. Akhter has taken excellent care of me!

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March 22, 2018

Doctor Akhter was thorough in understanding my medical history and devising a plan of action. She and her team took the time to do their "homework" before I had my appointment so as to have a comprehensive plan and use time efficiently.

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March 09, 2018

Dr. Ahkter was very caring and concerned about my medical condition. She explained my condition to me very well and also her plan for my care. She answered all my questions in a manner that I understood.

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February 28, 2018

Excellent experience!

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January 10, 2018

Loved the doctor. She spent a lot of time explaining how the heart works and my situation. Extremely thorough and so pleasant and showed much concern.

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January 06, 2018

*Dr. Akhter always takes her time, explaining everything. I never feel rushed or uninformed about process & next steps.

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