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Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Nephrology*
Map Pin Small Frankfort, KY
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Frankfort, KY. They graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College and is affiliated with Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Dr. Akhtar, completed a residency at Memorial Hospital Of Rhode Island.

Dr. Akhtar works at Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana in Frankfort, KY with other offices in Louisville, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Renal Hyperparathyroidism, Parathyroid (Gland) Disease and Hyperparathyroidism along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Akhtar's Office Locations

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    Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana
    608 Chamberlin Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana
    6400 Dutchmans Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital's primary service area or have been granted access to our hospital's clinical information systems. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
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Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Vitamin D Deficiency
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Gout
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Hydronephrosis
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Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Kidney Stones
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Alkalosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Nephritic Syndrome
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
Dehydration
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Disease
Kidney Failure
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Nephrotic Syndrome
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Potassium Deficiency
Proteinuria
Pyonephrosis
Rapidly Progressive Nephritic Syndrome
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Small Kidney
Systemic Vasculitis
Ureteral Stones
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Plasmapheresis
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Bluegrass Family Health
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareOregon
    • CareSource
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Community Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • HAP Insurance
    • Health Net
    • HealthPlus
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • inHealth
    • INTotal Health
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medica
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Peach State Health Plan
    • Sagamore Health Network
    • Staywell (Wellcare)
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare
    • Wellcare of Georgia
    • Zurich

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    About Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Punjabi, Spanish and Urdu
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1669695649
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hospital of St. Raphael Program Yale University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Memorial Hospital Of Rhode Island
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Allama Iqbal Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Frankfort Regional Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Rizwan Akhtar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Akhtar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Akhtar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Akhtar has seen patients for Renal Hyperparathyroidism, Parathyroid (Gland) Disease and Hyperparathyroidism, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Akhtar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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