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Dr. Ghulam Akbar, MD

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Overview of Dr. Ghulam Akbar, MD

Dr. Ghulam Akbar, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Allentown, PA. They graduated from BAHUDDIN ZAKARIA UNIVERSITY / NISHTAR MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill S. Jackson Street.

Dr. Akbar works at Practice in Allentown, PA with other offices in Pottsville, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Syncope and Sinus Tachycardia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Akbar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Lvpg Cardiology - Pottstown
    1250 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 300, Allentown, PA 18103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 402-3110
  2. 2
    Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill S. Jackson Street
    700 E Norwegian St, Pottsville, PA 17901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 402-3110
  3. 3
    Marshall-rismiller & Associates
    205 E Laurel Blvd, Pottsville, PA 17901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (570) 622-1887
  4. 4
    Rxd of Pottsville
    106 S Claude A Lord Blvd, Pottsville, PA 17901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (570) 728-2424

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill S. Jackson Street

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Syncope
Sinus Tachycardia
Arrhythmias

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Syncope
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Sinus Tachycardia
Arrhythmias
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Kidney Failure
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Amyloidosis
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Systolic Heart Failure
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acute Endocarditis
Administrative Physical
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anemia
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Aneurysm of Heart
Anxiety
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Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Atypical Atrial Flutter
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Biventricular Heart Failure
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiectasis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Cardiac Tamponade
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Pain
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Constrictive Pericarditis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Cough
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Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Ear Ache
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Emphysema
End-Stage Renal Disease
Endocarditis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Murmur
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hydronephrosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypothyroidism
Infective Endocarditis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
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Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Obesity
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Orthostatic Hypotension
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peptic Ulcer
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Proteinuria
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Rhabdomyolysis
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Sarcoidosis
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Septal Defect
Shortness of Breath
Sickle Cell Disease
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Small Kidney
Subacute Endocarditis
Third Degree Heart Block
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Typical Atrial Flutter
Unstable Angina
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioversion
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Punjabi
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1578900221
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • BAHUDDIN ZAKARIA UNIVERSITY / NISHTAR MEDICAL COLLEGE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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