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Dr. Shariar Akter MD

Dr. Shariar Akter MD

Pediatrician

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
5.0 /5
5 reviews

Summary

Dr. Shariar Akter earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center as part of the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) residency program. ... Read More

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Biography

Dr. Shariar Akter earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center as part of the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) residency program. Dr. Akter also served as Chief Resident in Pediatrics the year following residency.

Dr. Akter adopts an individualized approach with all of his patients and their parents. He sees patients from newborn to age 18. Dr. Akter treats patients for sick visits as well as preventive medicine, such as immunizations and wellness checkups. His clinical interests include providing long-term care for illnesses like asthma and helping to guide new parents into parenthood. 

As a father himself, Dr. Akter understands how helpful pediatricians can be to new parents, his goal is to ensure they feel comfortable asking him questions and ensuring the children are understood and listened to as well. 

Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Akter is fluent in Bengali and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In his spare time, Dr. Akter enjoys completing do-it-yourself projects, spending time outdoors, traveling, and spending time with his wife and son.

Practice Information

Dr. Akter practices at Memorial Hermann Medical Group Sugar Land.

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Specialties
Medical Education
UT Southwestern Medical School, 2014
Internships & Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center, 2017
PCP Number
110000029116
Cities Served
Alief, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Stafford

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ZIP Codes Served
77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77085

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)

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5.0 /5
5 Reviews

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5.0/5
Nov 19, 2019
Google
Dr. Akter has both of my sons as patients and I must say my husband and I are VERY pleased with doctor Akter! Dr. Akter is the best doctor!!! He ALWAYS treat my family with love, respect, and he shows that he cares. He takes the time to …More Dr. Akter has both of my sons as patients and I must say my husband and I are VERY pleased with doctor Akter! Dr. Akter is the best doctor!!! He ALWAYS treat my family with love, respect, and he shows that he cares. He takes the time to discuss every detail about your child health conditions and concerns. That's what makes him the best doctor my kids has ever had! Thanks Dr. Akter!!!!
Google
5.0/5
Oct 30, 2019
Google
Very kind, patient and takes the time to make sure your child and you are comfortable with his care and recommendations.
Google
5.0/5
Oct 27, 2019
Google
Very good doctor. Both my boys see him and he's amazing and very thorough.
Google
5.0/5
Aug 7, 2019
Google
Great pediatrician! My little one loves seeing Dr. Akter. He's kind and intelligent, as well as his nurses.
Google
5.0/5
Dec 18, 2018
Google
Very happy with our child's new doctor. Very professional and helpful with all of our questions.
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