Dr. Syed Shah Ali Akbar MD Nephrologist

Dr. Syed Akbar is a nephrologist in Southgate, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. He received his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College and has been in practice for 37 years. He is one of 66 doctors at Henry Ford Hospital and one of 14 at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Henry Ford Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center-Dearborn
High performing in Nephrology

Oakwood Southshore Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1976

Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1976 - 1978

Hackensack University Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1972 - 1972

Gandhi Medical College
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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