Naveed Hassan Akhtar, MD, a Family Physician with St. Catherine of Siena Hospital

Get to know Family Physician Dr. Naveed Hassan Akhtar, who serves patients in Smithstown, New York.

A competent family physician, Dr. Akhtar is in practice at St. Catherine of Siena Hospital in Smithstown, New York.

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, part of the Catholic Health system, is a not-for-profit hospital committed to delivering the highest level of care to their patients who trust them with their health care needs. They are experts in numerous specialties, including women’s health, labor and delivery, kidney care and wound care.

A native of India, Dr. Akhtar graduated with his medical degree from the King Edward Medical College. After relocating to the United States, he completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa College of Medicine.

In pursuit of clinical excellence, the doctor is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family medicine (ABFM). The ABFM is a non-profit, independent medical association of American physicians who practice family medicine and its sub-specialties.

Among his other roles, he can be found on staff at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, and St. Joseph Hospital.

Teaching students, Dr. Akhtar serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor within the Department of Family Medicine at NYU Long Island Medical School.

Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. A family physician is often the first person a patient sees when seeking healthcare services. They examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility.

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