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Dr. Salman Akbar, MD

Primary Care Doctor

Richmond, VA

About Dr. Salman Akbar

Dr. Salman Akbar is an internist in Richmond, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center and Bon Secours-Richmond Community Hospital. He received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School and has been in practice for 22 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Urdu.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • APWU
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Eastern Virginia Medical School, Doctor of Medicine
  • Monmouth Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1619081304

Dr. Salman Akbar's office location

Salman Akbar, MD

909 Hioaks Rd., Suite F & G

Richmond, VA 23225

Patient reviews for Dr. Salman Akbar

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Didn’t get my Pap smear although on Zoc Doc it says he does it He doesn’t He’s very limited False information on Zoc Doc
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Doctor was efficient and professional
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Dr. Akbar provided me an explanation and a course of action of what to do with my health situation. He's very knowledgeable and personable. I recommend him.
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He was very thorough, polite and took care of my needs.
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The visit went smoothly. I was taken quickly for vitals and seen quickly.
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Dr Akbar is a good doctor however is bedside manner at times needs improving
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I was able to get an appointment in just 2 days. Staff was friendly. Paperwork was quick and was able to see the doctor right away. Dr Akbar took the time to answer all my questions and listen to all my concerns. Highly Recommended.
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Great.
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Poor follow-up
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Very good Dr
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Longest part was definitely the paperwork, which for first time visit not bad at all (4pages tops) pulled back relatively quickly afterwards, 5 minutes tops.
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The staff was awesome and Dr. Akbar was honest and got straight to the point.
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Wait is always very long the later into the afternoon you go. However, Dr, Akbar is one of the few doctors who will prescribe medication I really need. His office staff is very friendly.
Less than 1 year ago
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Wish he could just fill out my prescription and leave it at the receptionist desk so it’d be an easy in and out instead of waiting. He seems to forget who i am and what I’m there for every time i see him. But overall i have no complaints.
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Dr. Akbar did a great job in listening to my needs and providing a course of action.
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Wait time took forever but Dr.Akbar helped me with a prescription that I need but my new doctor did not want to prescribe me after being on the medication for years, so now I’m back at Dr.Akbars office!
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He is a Good Doctor and he cares about his patients. I am glad that I found him.
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Doctor saleem is excellent!!
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This doctor actual listens to your concerns and seems like he cares.The wait staff is quick .
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He is a great doctor.
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He is equally as friendly and personable as he is professional. The Office staff are welcoming.
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World class service
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Professional
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Dr.Akbar is great doctor.Dr.Akbar listens to my medical issues and is very prompt with my care.He also listens with other issues in my life.He is very helpful and cares about his patients.It's very hard to find a good doctor.His staff isgreat as well.If your seeking to find a doctor I would highly recommend giving his office a call.
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He addressed my needs and was very personable.
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Excellent
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Excellent !
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I received excellent treatment from all staff.
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Dr. Akbar is usually helpful and will try to assist you, however not the best listener, sometimes not addressing all of the patients issues. can sometimes overlook and dismiss patients pain without helping.
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Dr. Akbar only spent about 7 minutes total with me, only to inform me that I would need to come back the next day for the tests I needed to have done. The receptionist there that evening had very poor professionalhealth care personnel skills and essentially treated me as if I was frustrating her or inconveniencing her in some way. I left in tears and am still very ambivalent as to whether or not I will give them another shot.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Akbar once again listened to my medical needs and made a course of action to address those needs. He was efficient, friendly and polite (as usual). I felt I got excellent service from him and the staff. (The staff are also VERY polite and friendly.)
More than 1 year ago
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Office staff and nurse are amazing. Dr. Akbar is quick and efficient.
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Dr. Akbar once again listened to my issues and provided a solution. He was patient and heard my concerns and re-assured me that his course of action will assist me (because I was concerned about any complications). He did a greatjob with me. His staff were also professional, polite and did a solid job.
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All of the staff including the doctor are very friendly and care for their patients.
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My last visit, was like my previous ones. Dr. Akbar's staff took me in quickly, I stated my issues and he came up with a course of action. I truly feel like a valued patient. Just tell him what's wrong and he will see what he can do.
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great
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The wait was about ten minutes. The staff were very friendly, took my vitals and Dr. Akbar gave me a quick assessment and addressed my needs/requests. He and his staff are on top of my needs.
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Dr.Akbar has been my physician for over 2 years and he is a great listener with his patients and he always do all the correct procedures to get me back well again he's a great doctor.
More than 1 year ago
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Very professional and prompt
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Very satisfied
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It would have been fine had he not gotten loud and disrespectful, I misheard him and he yelled at me and treated me as if I were stupid
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Rhe sraff is friendly and curteous. Dr. Salman is thorough and quick.
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Great he helped me out a lot thanks to u doc will return
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He listened to what I said and understood my ailments and gave a solution to my problems. Just tell him what hurts and he'll diagnose you. I found him to be sharp. If you need a Doctor who will solve yourmedical problem, just explain it to him like a did and he will tell you on the spot what he thinks it is. I asked a lot of questions but he was still patient while other Doctors rush you out or cut you off. His staff are also very professional and friendly.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Akbar and staff were super friendly. Appointment was quick and would definitely recommend
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Was really good
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Only willing to write me a birth control prescription for three months at a time. Tried to give me only one month but he relented after I said last time he gave me three months. Kind of ridiculous. Said "we don'treally do that" I'm sorry but what the hell. He's also really offputting . He always seems rude and is not informative of anything he prescribed. I don't think I can do that again.
More than 1 year ago
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The visit was good. The wait time was longer than usual but I tend not to judge right away. Things come up and things happen and u understand things get hectic. ...hopefully this won't be a habit. Otherwise rhe staff is very friendly. .
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It went great!
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The doctor took the time to listen to my concerns. He made sure he was able to help to the best of his ability! Definitely a doctor that cares about his patients!
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