Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Nausheen  Akhter, MD

Nausheen Akhter, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Focus of Work


I have both clinical and research interests in Cardiac-Oncology, to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care to every cancer patient. This spans screening cancer patients for cardiovascular disease to treating those who develop cardiovascular complications from cancer therapy. General interests also include cardiac imaging, valvular heart disease, and heart disease in women.


Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2002)
  • Residency: Indiana University Hospitals (2005)
  • Fellowship: Univ. of Illinois Hospital (2008)
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine



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