Matheena Akhtar, MD

Pediatrics

4.7
96 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.

Next Available Appointments
Have you seen a DMG Pediatrician before?

within the last three (3) years

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

4.7
96 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.5
96 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
95 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.7
94 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.7
93 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.6
95 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.
"She takes the time to explain, ask questions, and talk to the child and parents. She is wonderful and has always provided detailed information, resources, and followup when needed."
5
Sep. 10, 2020
"I love all the docs. dr Akhtar is kind and thorough."
5
Sep. 8, 2020
"We are always pleased with Dr. Ahktar."
5
Aug. 13, 2020
"good"
5
Jul. 29, 2020
"we love Dr. A. she listens and genuinely cares."
5
Jul. 5, 2020
"Dr. Akhtar took excellent care of my daughter. She examined her and addressed the immediate health issue, and also spent several explaining the Coronavirus to my daughter who has a lot of anxiety about it. She explained precautions she could take and reassured her about the impact on children. My daughter was greatly relieved following the visit and I appreciated Dr. Akhtar's time and caring approach to addressing the situation. She did not dismiss my daughters concerns but took them seriously and provided a lot of comfort. Dr. Akhtar is the best!"
5
Mar. 12, 2020
"LOVE, LOVE *DR. MATHEENA AKHTAR. She is a compassionate, caring, knowledgeable, thorough doctor."
5
Mar. 6, 2020
"She was very professional"
5
Mar. 2, 2020
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