Dr. Akthar is a dedicated physician who strives to provide top-notch pulmonology care. She believes in educating her patients in order to assist them in navigating through the decisions that need to be made throughout their care. “I am deeply passionate about improving the well-being of individuals and alleviating their physical ailments,” states Dr. Akthar.
“We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Akthar to Mountainside Medical Group said Tim O’Brien, CEO of Mountainside Medical Center. “Dr. Akthar’s skills and expertise are an incredible addition to our pulmonological care team.”
Dr. Akthar's medical journey started at the University of Medicine & Dentistry in New Jersey, where she earned her medical degree. Continuing her education there, she completed her Internal Medicine Residency before pursuing her passion for pulmonary and critical care through a Fellowship at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. With licenses and certifications in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Akthar is well-equipped to provide specialized and comprehensive care to her patients.
Dr. Akthar is accepting new patients at Mountainside Medical Group located at 311 Bay Avenue Suite 300 in Glen Ridge, NJ. Schedule your appointment online or call 973-798-4777. Both virtual care and in-person visits are available.