We would like to welcome Dr. Kamran Akhtar MD to our signature team. Dr. Akhtar attended medical school at Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan and graduated in 1994 having 19 years experience. He received a Top Ten Doctors (2012) Infectious Disease Medicine, Butchertown, Louisville, KY. He obtained board certification from the member board for Internal Medicine. Dr. Akhtar specializes in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. Through his practice with Associates in Infectious Diseases, he has dealt infectious diseases of all types and in all organs. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. He is personal physician who provides long-term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. Dr, Akhtar is also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.