Dr. Rizwan Akhtar MD Nephrologist

Dr. Rizwan Akhtar is a nephrologist in Richmond, Kentucky. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Hospital. He received his medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Saint Joseph East and one of 5 at Saint Joseph Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1995

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1995 - 1997

Allama Iqbal Medical College
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2005

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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