As an experienced internist, Dr. Shameem Akhtar, MD is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of illnesses which commonly affects adults. She is specially trained in evaluating incomprehensible medical conditions, continuous treatment of chronic conditions and healthcare of patients suffering from multiple illnesses. Internists are expected to handle the prevention of diseases and promotion of health as well. Internists are called by name names such as ‘doctors of internal medicine’, physicians and general internists. While internists do provide primary care, they are not general practitioners. Internists may also be trained in pediatrics, obstetrics and surgery. Internists regularly treat heart conditions, obesity, hypertension, diabetes and chronic lung disorders. Internists are often consulted by other healthcare specialists, just like they consult other doctors.
Dr. Shameem Akhtar, MD is rated as a top internal medicine doctor in the Lafayette, LA area.
Dr. Shameem Akhtar, MD is accepting new patients at her practice located at 2730 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA, 70506. To book an appointment, please call (337) 406-9000