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 & Medical Training

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

Certifications & Licensure

  • WI State Medical LicenseWI State Medical License2013 - 2015
  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License2007 - 2014
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, 2001
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery, 2003

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 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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