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Dr. Umer Akbar, MD

Neurology*
4.2 (15)
Map Pin Small Providence, RI
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Umer Akbar, MD

Dr. Umer Akbar, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Providence, RI. They graduated from Medical University of the Americas and is affiliated with Rhode Island Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Akbar an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Akbar works at Practice in Providence, RI. They frequently treat conditions like Dystonia and All Headaches (incl. Migraine) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and UnitedHealthCare 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
    Rhode Island Hospital
    593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 444-6528
  2. 2
    Louise Wilcox Als Clinic
    110 Lockwood St Fl 5, Providence, RI 02903 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 444-3032
  3. 3
    Miriam Hospital
    164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 793-7245
  4. 4
    Office
    117 Ellenfield St Ste 101, Providence, RI 02905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 444-8795

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Rhode Island Hospital

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Dystonia
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Treatment frequency



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Dystonia
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Parkinson's Disease
Migraine
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Tremor
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Cerebral Palsy
Cranial Trauma
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Drug Induced Dystonia
Dysphagia
Essential Tremor
Facial Nerve Disorder
Gait Abnormality
Headache
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Restless Leg Syndrome
Traumatic Brain Injury
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
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Ataxia
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Bell's Palsy
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Central Pain Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Cervical Vertigo
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Pain
Concussion
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diplopia
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Drug-Induced Parkinsonism
Embolic Stroke
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Meningitis
Meningoencephalitis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Nystagmus
Parkinsonism
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Pseudobulbar Affect
Radiculopathy
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Stroke
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Syncope
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Botulinum Toxin Injection
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Evaluation and Management Services
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sleep Study
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    4.2
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    About Dr. Umer Akbar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1477798106
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Medical University of the Americas
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Umer 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 has seen patients for Dystonia and All Headaches (incl. Migraine), 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.

    15 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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