Dr. Taha Akhtar is a graduate of The Aga Khan University Medical College. After completing her Internal Medicine Residency in USA, she worked in UK and trained in General Medicine/Rheumatology. She is ABIM certified (American Board of Internal Medicine) and has MRCP (UK) in Medicine and Rheumatology. She has worked as a consultant physician in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde in Scotland before coming to Pakistan. She is proficient in the use of ultrasound to look for inflammation in the joints.
At present she is working in Al Shifa International Hospital (F11), Islamabad and is also available for online consultation. She is a specialist in managing & treating rheumatoid/ psoriatic arthritis and other autoimmune conditions including SLE, Systemic Sclerosis, Sarcoidosis. Other areas of specialty include back, neck and shoulder pain/ disorders,knee osteoarthritis, foot problems, gout, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and Hypermobility syndromes. She is proficient in joint/tendon injections.She has experience of 8 years in this field.
Since she has been trained in internal medicine in both USA and UK she can manage general medical conditions like hypertension, diabetes etc.
Dr. Taha Akhtar is available in Shifa Medical Center, Islamabad on Monday to Friday at 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM and for online consultation on Monday to Saturday between 10:00 AM - 09:00 PM. To book an appointment with, Dr. Taha Akhtar click on the 'Book Appointment Now' button or call at Marham helpline: 0311-1222398 and schedule your appointment