Jawaid Akhtar, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine



1997 Fellowship, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Toxicology/Emergency Medicine

1993 Pass, Federal Licensing Examination

1993, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

1992 Residency, The Aga Khan University Hospital and Medical Center

1991 Pass, Medical College of Canada Evaluating Exam

1987 Externship, Dow Medical College and Civil Hospital

1987 Internship, Dow Medical College and Civil Hospital

1986 MBBS, University of Karachi, Dow Medical College


Kurup S. R., Granieri R., Akhtar J. You are what you eat: A case of mercury toxicity. J Gen Int Med 17 (Supplement 1):53, April 2002. 

Laoang J, Brooks DE, Akhtar J, Katz KD: Hyperosmolality: Another Indication for Hemodialysis Following Ethylene Glycol Poisoning. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2004;42(5):713-826.

Humberston CL, Akhtar J, Krenzelok EP. Acute hepatitis induced by kava kava.  Journal of Toxicology Clinical Toxicology. 2003;41(2):109-13. PMID: 12733846.

Daggy A, Kaplan R, Roberge R, Akhtar J. Pediatric Visine (tetrahydrolozine) ingestion: case report and review of imidazoline toxicity. Veterinary and Human Toxicology. 2003 Aug;45(4):210-2. PMID: 12882493.

Doyle CR, Akhtar J, Mrvos R, Krenzelok EP.  Mass sociogenic illness-real and imaginary. Veterinary and Human Toxicology. 2004 Apr;46(2):93-5. PMID: 15080215.

Akhtar J, Johnston BD, Krenzelok EP. J. Mind The Gap. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2007 Aug;33(2):131-2. PMID: 17692762.