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Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD

Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD

Age 60 Rheumatology M
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Dr. Iqbal Akhter, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Mount Vernon, IL. Dr. Akhter completed a residency at Advocate Il Masonic Med Center. He currently practices at Arthritis Clinic Ltd and is affiliated with Clay County Hospital. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Akhter is board certified in Rheumatology.

Education

  • Advocate Il Masonic Med Center, Residency Hospital
  • Mt Sinai Hospital Med Center, Residency Hospital
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C, Residency Hospital
  • University of Karachi / Dow Medical College, Medical School

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  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan

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I was referred to him from my new Dr Kimberly Barnes-Reames from Salem, Il for possible Lupus. On first visit he said that I did not have Lupus but thought possible RA. Some blood work showed him that he was pretty sure it is RA. He started me first with Prednisone.Vitamin D also. for about 8 weeks. My last visit we are going to try Arava. But He talked to me about my dry eyes and mouth. A person just has to ask for an answer with initiative.We have not, because we ask not.
Dana Jones in Flora, IL — Mar 16, 2016
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Dr. Akhter frequently treats Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Clay County Hospital
  • Crossroads Community Hospital
  • Fairfield Memorial Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Regional Health Center
  • Hamilton Memorial Hospital District
  • Herrin Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital East
  • Salem Township Hospital
  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia

Locations

  1. Arthritis Clinic Ltd

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      Arthritis Clinic Ltd.
      1007 S 42nd St Bldg A, Mount Vernon, IL 62864 (618) 242-4626