Dr. Akram was born in Sialkot, Pakistan and he graduated as an MD from King Edward Medical College Lahore. He moved to the United States in pursuit of advanced training and completed residency in combined Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine from Griffin Hospital and Yale School of Medicine. During his four years of residency training, he also studied Master of Public Health (MPH) from Yale school of public health. He then completed his Cardiology Fellowship from Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts. He continued training in Interventional Cardiology at West Virginia University, Morgantown where he was trained in percutaneous coronary and peripheral arterial interventions.
His focus will be on coronary and peripheral vascular stent placement. He is also trained and certified in Nuclear Cardiology and will be part of active Cardiac Pet program at Northwest Houston Heart Center. He is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality Cardiovascular care with evidence based diagnostic and interventions options. Dr. Akram is board certified in Preventive Medicine and is a great believer of prevention of Cardiac disease by controlling modifiable risk factors.
With his extensive training as an Interventional Cardiologist and his published contributions to medical science, Dr. Akram is a great addition to the Northwest Houston Heart Center. He is in clinic daily and offers same day appointments in his office.
Board Certified: Cardiovascular disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography and American Board of Preventive Medicine