Razia B. Akhtar, M.D.

Razia B. Akhtar, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2981

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Patient Care Bio

While I maintain a strong interest in childhood malignancies and transplantation, my main clinical focus involves evidence-based management of patients with hematologic disorders and all forms of malignancy, with a major focus on solid tumros and brain tumors. Languages (other than English): Fluent in Punjabi. Moderate Urdu. Moderate Hindi

Awards & Honors (Local)

G. Bourne Scholarship Recipient | St. Georges University 2003 - 2007
Rutgers Outstanding Scholar | Rutgers State University 1999 - 2003
Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar Award | Rutgers State University 1999 - 2001
Douglas College Scholar | Douglas College, Rutgers 1999 - 2001
Community Service Award | Borough Council of Bergenfield 1999

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology (SMD) - Primary


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | Grenada-St George's Univ Sch Med2007
BA | Cell Biology and Neuroscience, BA Political Science | Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey2003

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
Residency in Pediatrics at Atlantic Health07/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Internship in Pediatrics at Atlantic Health07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008