Dr. Irme Akhtar MD Nephrologist

Dr. Irme Akhtar is a nephrologist in Kansas City, Missouri. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill. She received her medical degree from King Edward Medical University and has been in practice for 12 years. She is one of 8 doctors at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and one of 8 at Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
High performing in Nephrology

Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999

St Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2001

St Louis University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2001 - 2003

King Edward Medical University
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

KS State Medical License
Active through 2013

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Biologic effects of parathyroid hormone metabolites: implications for renal bone disease.
Akhtar, I., González, E. A.

Parathyroid hormone: new assays, new receptors.
Martin, K. J., Akhtar, I., González, E. A.

Acute renal failure and myocarditis associated with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.
Akhtar, I., Bastani, B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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