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Syed Akhtar, M.D.

General Summary

Syed U. Akhtar, M.D., specializes in medical oncology and hematology. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He has special interest in treatment of lung, breast and colon cancers.


Dr. Akhtar received his medical degree in 1989 from Dow University of Health Sciences, Dow Medical College, Pakistan. He completed his internship in Carney Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and did his residency in internal medicine with Department of Medicine, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey. Dr Akhtar received his postgraduate fellowship training from Division of Hematology-Oncology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas.

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Accolades & Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology and Texas Society of Clinical Oncology.

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