Durresamin Akhtar - MD

Durresamin Akhtar - MD

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My Areas of Practice
General pediatrics

General Information

Gender: Female

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Additional Languages
  • Urdu
  • Hindi

Practices at

300 Lake Drive E., Suite 1
Chanhassen, MN 55317

Education & Certifications

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics: University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Minneapolis, MN

MBBS: Dow Medical College

Professional Associations & Awards

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota; Minnesota Medical Association


I have been practicing general pediatrics in the Twin Cities for more than 20 years. I enjoy seeing pediatric patients, from newborns to adolescents. I also enjoy seeing patients from different ethnic and racial backgrounds. My particular areas of interest are taking care of premature babies and patients with renal problems. In addition, I like to teach medical students and be involved in clinical research. Caring for children with complex medical and behavioral problems keeps me stimulated. I have 3 children. One of my children has a pervasive developmental disorder, so I can understand and empathize with families who have children with chronic medical conditions.