Shahab Akhter, MD

Shahab Akhter, MD, FACS

Thoracic Surgery Madison, WI

Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Office Address

  • 600 Highland Ave
    H4/340a
    Madison, WI 53792
    Phone: (773) 702-2500
    Fax: (773) 702-4187

Shahab Akhter, MD, FACS

Thoracic Surgery Madison, WI

Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Valvular disease; Transplants; Reconstruction; Heart disease; Congestive heart failure; Arrhythmia; Valvular heart disease-valve repair/reconstruction Coronary artery disease-CABG Heart failure Heart transplantation Ventricular assist devices Arrhythmia surgery

Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersUniversity of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of MedicineUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • WI State Medical LicenseWI State Medical License2013 - 2015
  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License2007 - 2014
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
    • Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Grant Support

    • Inhibition Of GRK2 To Prevent Ventricular Remodeling And Heart Failure After CABGNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2011 - 2012
    • Myocardial Regulation Of Betaark1 By Protein Kinase CNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2007 - 2009
    • Myocardial Regulation Of Betaark1 By Protein Kinase CNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2005 - 2006
    • GG Mediated Pathways And Ventricular HypeNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      1996 - 1997

    Professional Memberships

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cofinity PPO
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthLink PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Sagamore Health Plus
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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