Dr. Iraj Akhavan MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Iraj Akhavan is a pulmonologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 17 doctors at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1978

Harlem Hospital Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1978 - 1980

Westchester Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1974 - 1975

Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Urinary creatinine excretion in the ICU: low excretion does not mean inadequate collection.
Pesola, G. R., Akhavan, I., Carlon, G. C.

Prediction equation estimates of creatinine clearance in the intensive care unit.
Pesola, G. R., Akhavan, I., Madu, A., Shah, N. K., Carlon, G. C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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