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Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.2 (12)
Map Pin Small Fort Wayne, IN
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD

Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Fort Wayne, IN. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 35 years of experience. They graduated from Dow Medical College and is affiliated with Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Parkview Regional Medical Center and Dupont Hospital. Dr. Akbar, completed a residency at Good Samaritan & Va Hosps-Wright State University. Patients rated Dr. Akbar an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Akbar works at Lutheran Medical Group in Fort Wayne, IN. They frequently treat conditions like Gastritis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Intestinal Diverticulosis 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.

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Dr. Akbar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Indiana Medical Associates LLC
    7900 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (260) 432-6174
  2. 2
    Brooklyn Medical Associates LLC
    3534 Brooklyn Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46809 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (260) 432-2297

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Dupont Hospital

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Chronic Gastritis
Constipation
Hemorrhoids
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Reflux Esophagitis
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Biliary Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diarrhea
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Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bowel Strangulation
Celiac Disease
Congenital Achalasia
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hirschsprung's Disease
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pelvic Abscess
Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Spleen Cyst
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Bile Duct Procedure
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.2
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    Based on 12 ratings
    Patient Ratings (12)
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    About Dr. Tariq Akbar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1386692143
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Good Samaritan & Va Hosps-Wright State University
    Residency
    Internship
    • Wright State University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Dow Medical College
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Akbar works at Lutheran Medical Group in Fort Wayne, IN. View the full address on Dr. Akbar’s profile.

    Dr. Akbar has seen patients for Gastritis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Intestinal Diverticulosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Akbar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Akbar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Akbar.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Akbar, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Akbar appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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