Matheena Akhtar, MD, Joliet Pediatrician

Matheena Akhtar, MD

Pediatrics

4.5
93 Ratings
Practices In: Joliet, New Lenox
Patients Seen: Children and Adolescents

Good health is a life­long pur­suit and health in lat­er life is often pred­i­cat­ed by behav­ior and inter­ven­tions ear­li­er in life. Pre­ven­tive care in chil­dren is an oppor­tu­ni­ty, even an oblig­a­tion, to address prob­lems ear­ly in a per­son­’s life.This is not only to ward off a lat­er con­di­tion, but to give chil­dren the best chance for a ful­ly pro­duc­tive life.

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Board Certifications
Pediatrics
Languages
English, Urdu, Hindi
Clinical Interests

Gen­er­al pedi­atrics, Pre­ven­tive and devel­op­men­tal, asth­ma and allergies

Personal Interests

Read, Cook and Enjoy nature.

Memberships
American Academy of Pediatrics
AMITA Health Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Joliet
333 Madison Street Joliet, Illinois 60435 815-725-7133 Get Directions
Silver Cross Hospital
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard New Lenox, Illinois 60451 815-300-1100 Get Directions
School
Osmania Medical College Graduation Date: 1981 Degree: MBBS
Residency
Columbus Hospital Chicago Residency in Pediatrics

Conditions

Allergies, Asthma

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.5
93 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.5
93 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.6
93 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.6
93 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.5
93 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.2
92 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"We love *Dr. Akhtar. She is thorough and great with the kids. She takes her time and explains things well."
4.75
May. 2, 2022
"Very informative and thorough."
5
Mar. 16, 2022
"Everything turned out to be fine with my son. The doctor was very understanding of my concerns and assured me my son was doing very well."
5
Mar. 7, 2022
"*Dr. Akhtar is FANTASTIC. Taking the time to explain the issue, diagnosis, treatment, etc. She's been the same at other appointments with other children too."
5
Feb. 24, 2022
"We have never been with a nurse or doctor that we thought didn't love their job . Very nice providers and I recommend DuPage to everyone"
5
Jan. 27, 2022
"Dr Aktar was thorough and answered my questions"
5
Jan. 26, 2022
"*Dr. Akhtar was great! She was very thorough and ordered the X-rays stat. As soon as the results were back, she reviewed them with me and explained the diagnosis to me!!"
5
Jan. 26, 2022
"She was in the room with me for maybe 3 minutes."
2
Jan. 13, 2022
"By the time we were receiving treatment options my 1 year old was very tired and hungry. I didn't feel confident in the treatment plan upon our departure from the office."
3.75
Jan. 5, 2022
"The way she speaks to my minor child and lets her have her own voice regarding her healthcare is exactly what we love about her. Clearly I'm there and listening and will step in if necessary but I want my daughter to learn how to communicate with doctors and advocate for herself and Dr. Akhtar helps me teach her that."
5
Jan. 3, 2022
"Dr.Akhtar is great"
4.75
Nov. 23, 2021
"Dr. Akhtar is a caring and knowledgeable physician. Great doctors are hard to find and she is one of them!"
4.75
Nov. 23, 2021
"Dr. Akhtar is so compassionate and thorough. She gives suggestions and advice in a non-judgemental way. She clearly enjoys working with children, is practical, and very scientific. She is amazing, and we highly respect her!"
5
Nov. 16, 2021
"Dr Akhtar is amazing"
4
Nov. 15, 2021
"The doctor was very thorough."
5
Nov. 15, 2021
"She was my doctor as a child. I LOVE Dr. Aktar."
5
Nov. 15, 2021
"Dr. Ahktsr really takes her time at examining my child. I appreciate that she explains what she finds and draws a picture to help us understand."
5
Nov. 12, 2021
"Best doctor ever! Listens and knows her patients."
5
Oct. 14, 2021
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