Abbasi J Akhtar, MD
Title Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Internal Medicine
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street
Telephone (323) 563-4806
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NIH Awarded Grants
Publications
1. Akhtar AJ, Akhtar AA, Padda MS. Choledocholithiasis in african american and Hispanic patients: a comparison between painless presentation and classical biliary pain with regards to clinical manifestations and outcomes. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Jun; 16(3):373-6.
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2. Akhtar AJ, Padda MS. Natural history of Mallory-Weiss tear in African American and Hispanic patients. J Natl Med Assoc. 2011 May; 103(5):412-5.
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3. Padda MS, Sanchez M, Akhtar AJ, Boyer JL. Drug-induced cholestasis. Hepatology. 2011 Apr; 53(4):1377-87.
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4. Akhtar AJ, Padda MS. Safety and efficacy of colonoscopy in the elderly: experience in an innercity community hospital serving African American and Hispanic patients. Ethn Dis. 2011; 21(4):412-4.
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5. Akhtar AJ, Shaheen M. Jaundice in African-American and Hispanic patients with AIDS. J Natl Med Assoc. 2007 Dec; 99(12):1381-5.
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6. Shaheen MA, Akhtar AJ. Organ failure associated with acute pancreatitis in African-American and Hispanic patients. J Natl Med Assoc. 2007 Dec; 99(12):1402-6.
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7. Akhtar AJ, Shaheen M. Increasing incidence of clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in African-American and Hispanic patients: association with the use of proton pump inhibitor therapy. J Natl Med Assoc. 2007 May; 99(5):500-4.
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8. Akhtar AJ, Shaheen MA, Zha J. Organic colonic lesions in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Med Sci Monit. 2006 Sep; 12(9):CR363-7.
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9. Shaheen M, Echeverry D, Oblad MG, Montoya MI, Teklehaimanot S, Akhtar AJ. Hepatitis C, metabolic syndrome, and inflammatory markers: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey [NHANES III]. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007 Mar; 75(3):320-6.
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10. Akhtar AJ, Funnyé AS. Hepatitis C virus associated arthritis in absence of clinical, biochemical and histological evidence of liver disease--responding to interferon therapy. Med Sci Monit. 2005 Jul; 11(7):CS37-9.
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11. Akhtar AJ, Padda M. Fecal incontinence in older patients. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2005 Jan-Feb; 6(1):54-60.
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12. Akhtar AJ, Shaheen M. Extrapancreatic manifestations of acute pancreatitis in African-American and Hispanic patients. Pancreas. 2004 Nov; 29(4):291-7.
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13. Akhtar AJ, Shaheen MA. Dyspepsia in African-American and Hispanic patients. J Natl Med Assoc. 2004 May; 96(5):635-40.
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14. Akhtar AJ. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding in elderly patients. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2003 Nov-Dec; 4(6):320-2.
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15. Akhtar AJ, Funnyé AS, Akanno J. Gunshot-induced plumbism in an adult male. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003 Oct; 95(10):986-90.
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16. Akhtar AJ. Oral medication-induced esophageal injury in elderly patients. Am J Med Sci. 2003 Sep; 326(3):133-5.
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17. Akhtar AJ, Zhuo J. Non-association between acrochordons and colonic polyps in a minority population. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003 Aug; 95(8):746-9.
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18. Funnyé AS, Akhtar AJ. Syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003 May; 95(5):363-82.
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19. Ganesan K, Teklehaimanot S, Akhtar AJ, Wijegunaratne J, Thadepalli K, Ganesan N. Racial differences in preventive practices of African-American and Hispanic women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Apr; 51(4):515-8.
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20. Akhtar AJ. Acute diarrhea in frail elderly nursing home patients. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2003 Jan-Feb; 4(1):34-9.
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21. Akhtar AJ, Shaheen M. Upper gastrointestinal toxicity of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in African-American and Hispanic elderly patients. Ethn Dis. 2003; 13(4):528-33.
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22. Akhtar AJ, Shaheen MA. For the patient. Treating pain without causing complications. Ethn Dis. 2003; 13(4):550.
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23. Akhtar AJ, Alamy ME, Yoshikawa TT. Extrahepatic conditions and hepatic encephalopathy in elderly patients. Am J Med Sci. 2002 Jul; 324(1):1-4.
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24. Funnyé AS, Akhtar AJ, Biamby G. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in older African Americans. J Natl Med Assoc. 2002 Apr; 94(4):209-14.
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25. Akhtar AJ. Conjunctival edema: a marker of increased mortality in patients with advanced hepatic encephalopathy and hepatocellular failure. Dig Dis Sci. 2002 Feb; 47(2):373-5.
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26. Akhtar AJ. Lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in African-American and Hispanic elderly patients. Ethn Dis. 2002; 12(3):379-82.
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27. Akhtar AJ, Shaikh A, Funnyé AS. Dysphagia in the elderly patient. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2002 Jan-Feb; 3(1):16-20.
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  • African Americans


  • Aged


  • Humans


  • Male


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Funnye, Allen
Ganesan, Kalpana
Shaheen, Magda
Yoshikawa, Thomas
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Asuncion, Merlyn
Calof, Olga
Singh, Rajan
Sinha, Satyesh
Pervin, Shehla


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