Dr. Rizwan S. Akhtar is a neurologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Good Shepherd Penn Partners Hospital and Northwestern Medicine-Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years.
Neurologists diagnose and treat disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, muscles, and the involuntary nervous system that controls the heart, lungs and other organs. They treat headaches, stroke, dementia, seizures, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, sleep disorders and neuromuscular diseases.
20 Years. Medical School & Residency University of Pennsylvania Health System Fellowship, Neuromuscular Medicine (Neurology), 2011-2013 University of Pennsylvania Health System Residency, Neurology, 2008-2011 University of Alabama Medical Center Internship, Internal Medicine, 2007-2008 University of Alabama School of Medicine Medical School
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certified in Neurology, PA State Medical License Active through 2021, IL State Medical License Active through 2023