Dr. Nausheen Akhter MD Cardiologist

Dr. Nausheen Akhter is a cardiologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwestern Medical Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. She is one of 39 doctors at Northwestern Medical Center and one of 116 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Medical Center

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #12 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2002–2005

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2005–2008

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Echo Northwestern 2012: 34th Annual Program
2012 10 6

Identification of Prolapsing Mitral Valve Scallops by a Three-Dimensional Multiplanar Reconstruction Method.
Akhter, N.,Zhao, Q.,Andrei, A. C.,Kane, B.,McCarthy, P.,Rigolin, V. H.

Prevalence, Clinical Phenotype, and Outcomes Associated With Normal B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction.
Anjan, V. Y., Loftus, T. M., Burke, M. A., Akhter, N., Fonarow, G. C., Gheorghiade, M., Shah, S. J.

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