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Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO

Internal Medicine* Age 54
Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO
3.9 (34 Ratings)

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Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Charleston, SC.
Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO
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Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO

Internal Medicine* Age 54
Charleston, SC
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Charleston, SC.
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Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Charleston, SC and has 23 years experience. They graduated from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and completed a residency at Mercy Hospital|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh, PA Internal Medicine 2002-2004.They currently practice at MDVIP - Charleston, SC and are affiliated with University Medical Center. Dr. Akhtar has experience treating conditions like Muscle Cramping and Muscle Spasm among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Akhtar received an average rating of 3.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 34 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Akhtar is board certified in Internal Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1 MDVIP - Charleston, SC
    2270 Ashley Crossing Dr Ste 150, Charleston, SC 29414

Experience and Background Check

Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Shortness of Breath
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Shortness of Breath
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Nausea
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Wellness Examination
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anosmia
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Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Neck
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Balanitis
Balanoposthitis
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Infection
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Common Cold
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dry Skin
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Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Essential Tremor
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Folic Acid Deficiency
Foot Infection
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroptosis
Gout
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Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hives
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Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Weakness
Nail Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteomalacia
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Perimenopause
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postherpetic Neuralgia
Potassium Deficiency
Rash
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Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Runner's Knee
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sebaceous Cysts
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Varicose Eczema
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Diabetes Counseling

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akhtar
3.9
Based on 34 Reviews
5 Stars (24)
4 Stars (0)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (9)

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Oct 20, 2022
Dr. Akhtar has been my primary care physician for several years now. His attention to all the details of my healthcare needs has literally saved my life and made me a happier and healthier person. If you're looking to have a relationship with a doctor that really cares, your search should end here.
Keith — Oct 20, 2022
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO is an internal medicine specialist in Charleston, SC and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001. He specializes in Internal Medicine and Concierge Medicine.
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Specialties*
Internal Medicine
Concierge Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    2001
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Mercy Hospital|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Mercy Hospital Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Pittsburgh, PA 2001-2002
    2002
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh, PA Internal Medicine 2002-2004
    2004
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Akhtar's profile.

Dr. Akhtar frequently treats the following conditions: Muscle Cramping and Muscle Spasm. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO is affiliated with University Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Jeffrey Akhtar, DO holds board certification in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Akhtar has over 23 years of healthcare experience.

Hospital Affiliations

  • University Medical Center

    171 Ashley Ave, Charleston, SC

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