Waheed Akhtar, M.D.

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BIO

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Dr. Akhtar enjoys playing badminton and squash, skiing and gardening.

 

FELLOWSHIP & POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • Fellowship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester, NY
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, East Carolina University School of Medicine, NC
  • Royal Albert Edward Infirmary and University of London Hammersmith Hospital, UK

EDUCATION

  • Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) of UK: Diploma in Cardiology, University of London, UK
  • Medical Degree: King Edward Medical College, Pakistan
  • Undergraduate Degree: Government College, Pakistan

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Heart Association
  • Chairman, Dept. of Medicine, Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro (2005)
  • Best Teacher of the Year, St. Mary’s Hospital, University of Rochester (1994)
  • Royal College of Physicians, London, UK (1989)
  • Fellow, The American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, The American College of Physicians

SPECIALTIES

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Pacemaker and ICD implantation
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac consultation

  • PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS/RESEARCH

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

  • CME Presentations on Acute MI – New Treatment, Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, NC (1998)
  • Preoperative Cardiac Assessment, Cancer Conference, Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, NC (1998)
  • “Anti-Coagulation Strategies in Atrial Fibrillation.” American Family Physicians, Volume 58, July 1998
  • Poster presentation, ACP, New York Chapter, NY (1994)
  • “Abstract Presentation on Thrombolytic Therapy.” American College of Physicians, New York Chapter, NY (1994)
  • “Felodipine & Metoprolol Antihypertensive Therapy.” British Journal of Pharmacology, Volume 29, May 1990

 



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